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France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 15r

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Evangelist, John: on Patmos -- Evangelist John, nimbed, is seated on Patmos beside wall and tree. He writes on scroll with pen held in right hand. From top left corner, rays of light fall on him.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament and inhabited by hybrid man, wearing armor, carrying halberd and sword.

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