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Pontifical matutinale and missal of Jean Coeur
France, Bourges, ca. 1465
G.49 fol. 18r

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Of two prophets, one wears turban-like headgear and holds scroll in both hands. Other prophet raises right hand and holds scroll in left hand. Figures in landscape setting, within decorated initial S.
Top and bottom margins are decorated with floreate borders. In lower margin is cross-surmounted escutcheon with arms of Jean Coeur (azure, three hearts gules, on a fesse or three escallops argent), surmounted by scroll with inscription MORIR C(OVIENT) SOVENT ADV(IENT ET) NEN SOVI(ENT).

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