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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 64r

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Jerome, dressed as cardinal, is seated on chair at round table on which is lectern. Holding quill in right hand he is writing in book, with pseudo-inscription, on lectern. He is holding inkpot in left hand. Pen case (?) and book are on table. Lion stands on back legs, resting front legs on Jerome's right thigh.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament.

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