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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 52r

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Psalm 110 (Vulg., 109). Trinity -- Christ, cross-nimbed, before God, nimbed, wearing cross-surmounted, triple-crowned papal tiara, seated on pillow on bench, with right hand extended and with left hand holding tripartite globe on lap (dove not present). Interior scene with tiled floor. Decorated initial of Psalm 110. Initial C enclosing head of man, wearing hat. Decorated initial of Psalm 111. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling foliate decoration inhabited by half figure of man, gesturing (right); half figure of angel emerging from cloud (lower).

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