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Book of Hours
Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 93r

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John Baptist: Arrest -- John Baptist, nimbed, sits with open book in lap before group of five horsemen, one in profile, right hand raised, wearing sword and shield.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block and scroll inscribed CHASTE VIE LOVE.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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