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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 50v

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Evangelist Luke, nimbed, wearing cap, sits on bench and with pen held in right hand writes on scroll on his lap. Beside him is desk and bookcase with books. Laying beside him on the floor is winged lion (Evangelist Symbol). Scene in room.
Margin with flowers, including rose, dianthus, violas, and zinnias, inhabited by bird and moth.

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