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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1531
MS M.451 fol. 127v

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Barbara of Nicomedia -- Barbara, nimbed, wearing fillet, sits on ground with open book with pseudo-inscription on lap, before low wall. In background in middle of lake is tower, surrounded by scaffolding on which are workmen, and in distance, landscape with trees, two figures on path, and mountains.
In margins, insects and flowers, including snail, strawberries, and violas.

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