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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 204r

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Genevieve of Paris: Scene, Candle lighted by Angel -- Genevieve, nimbed holding open book with right hand and lighted candle with left hand, is flanked by angel holding lighted candle next to Genevieve's and by winged devil aiming bellows at Genevieve's candle.
Scene in landscape with walled city in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by heron.

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