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Belgium, possibly Liège, ca. 1260
MS M.295 fol. 540r

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Within initial I:
Beneath trefoil arch, Evangelist John, nimbed, tonsured, and wearing deacon's vestments stands holding book with both hands.
Figure is set against beige background, within initial decorated with marginal extenders that include foliate ornament and fantastic animals.
Beginning of John.

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