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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 92v

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Initial U enclosing head of man, wearing cap. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by central scene of nimbed saint, wearing belted tunic, gesturing before two prophets, with two blank scrolls between them (left), flanked above and below by half figures of two angels, emerging from clouds; bust of man amid foliage (lower).

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