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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 64r

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Psalm 150 (Vulg. 150). 1) Initial L enclosing head of man. Decorated initial of Psalm 150. 2) Initial C enclosing half figure of man, wearing hat, with right forefinger raised Decorated initial of Canticle of Isaiah for Lauds on Monday. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by four half figures of angels, all emerging from clouds, gesturing (upper, right, and lower); and half figures of two men, one wearing hat, gesturing, amid foliage (right).

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