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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 136r

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Initial N enclosing man, wearing hat. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by half figures of three angels, emerging from clouds, one gesturing, one holding scroll inscribed AUE, the other holding scroll inscribed SALUE, two flanking male musician, playing lute (upper and right); and two possibly tonsured clerics, gesturing (upper and lower right); bearded man amid foliage (lower).

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