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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 191r

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Miniature, column:
1) Jerome, wearing cardinal's hat and vestments, seated on turf bench, with right hand extended to left paw of lion, both before silhouettes of figures and buildings.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Man, possibly representing gluttony, wearing hat and purse at waist, with both hands wheels extended stomach in wheelbarrow toward plank of wood raised by two barrels, spread with cloth, pitcher and possibly loaf (Scene, Secular: Banquet). At far left, woman, wearing headdress, with right hand raised is in doorway of building with thatched roof.

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