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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 643v

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Before buildings, Evangelist John, nimbed, is seated on bench at lectern on which is open book, holding pen in right hand and in left hand, knife, resting on book. Above his head Arc of Heaven emits rays. Possibly, Evangelist, John: Scene, on Patmos.
Figure against blue background within initial A decorated with foliate extenders.
Beginning of Revelation.

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