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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 96v

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Initial C enclosing head of bearded man. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of angels, gesturing, emerging from clouds (upper and lower); central scene of nimbed saint, wearing belted tunic, gesturing before three seated men, two wearing hats, flanked above by lion and below by collared bear (left); and bust of hooded man, and half figure of man, wearing hat, with right hand raised (upper and lower left).

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