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Belgium, possibly Liège, ca. 1260
MS M.295 fol. 496r

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Within initial L:
Ancestors of Christ -- Jesse reclines on bed below drapery. Above him in ascender of L are king, Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, arms raised, and Christ, cross-nimbed, arms raised.
Figures against beige or blue background, within initial with marginal extender that includes fantastic animals.
Beginning of Matthew.

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