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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 34v

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Initial B enclosing bust of bearded man looking up toward woman in left margin.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of woman, possibly holding stem of blue flowers with draped right hand, raising left hand; half-figure of winged man, wearing hat, emerging from foliage, arms crossed on breast.

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