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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 313r

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Pig approaches Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, partially wearing hood, seated on stone, looking down at open book, held with both hands on lap (reading). Trees in background. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, holly, cornflower, and rose, and inhabited by hybrid bird with animal body, and bird looking at each other. Text is collect for Matins on 01.17, feast of Anthony Abbot the Great.

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