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France, Lorraine, 1490-1495
MS M.1039 fol. 102r

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Next to initial I, John Baptist, nimbed, wearing garment of animal skin, indicates with right hand Lamb of God, nimbed, holding bannered cross staff, seated on open book held by left hand of John Baptist.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, some in gold hearts, including strawberry, viola and thistle, and inhabited by dragonfly and bird.

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