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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.390 fol. 183r

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Claudius of Besan³´on, nimbed, wearing bishop's vestments and miter with infulae, holds book in right hand and crozier in left hand. Figure in landscape with trees.
Margins with alternating diagonal bands of vinescroll and flowers, including dianthus, inhabited by birds and butterfly.

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