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Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 194r

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Apostle Andrew, nimbed, stands and holds book in right hand and saltire cross in left hand. Scene in room with columns and leaded glass windows.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are youth, with human-faced shield, stading above animal, possibly dog, standing on hind legs; bird; and two fantastic winged animals.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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