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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 17r

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Abraham: sacrificing Isaac -- Within initial D, Abraham wearing turban, raising sword with both hands, stands behind Isaac, holding bundle of wood on left shoulder, looking up toward Abraham. Draped altar with reredos is at right.
Scene in landscape with trees.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid bishop wearing miter with infulae; hybrid man wearing hat, astride hybrid man (Scene, Burlesque: Riding); leopard (?) confronting man wearing hat holding rod in extended hands.

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