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Italy, Rome, ca. 1483
MS M. 306 fol. 11v

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Initial P:
Isaiah: Prophecy, Coming of Christ -- Isaiah stands before group of figures. He holds scroll (inscription damaged) in right hand and raises left hand, pointing to half-figure of God, appearing above in clouds, raising right hand in blessing and holding globe in left hand.
Scene occurs within initial P decorated with foliage.
Foliate border, including rosettes, frames text.
Within medallion in lower border, group of male figures prays, including some with joined hands raised, all glancing upward.

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