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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 54v

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Within room, Emperor Charles V kneeling under canopy before prie-dieu on which rests book and imperial crown. Orb, scepter and gloves are on floor beside prie-dieu. To right stands angel, right hand raised.
Window of room decorated with arms of Spain.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O beginning prayer to Guardian Angel has been completely rubbed away.

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