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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 53v

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Standing nimbed saints, including four tonsured; Paul, holding raised sword in right hand and closed book in left hand; Stephen Protomartyr, tonsured, with stone embedded in his head; Peter Martyr, tonsured, wearing habit of Dominican monk, with knife embedded in his head; and tonsured deacon (?), holding open book with pseudo-inscription in right hand.
Margins with foliate ornament.

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