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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 196r

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Anthony of Padua: holding Christ Child -- Anthony, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk's habit and cordeli³•re, stands beneath arcade and holds with both hands nude Christ Child, nimbed, standing and emanating rays.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are four birds; and centaur, wearing hat and coat, aiming bow and arrow.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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