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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.197 fol. 7r

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Evangelist symbol (eagle) faces Evangelist John, nimbed, seated, writing with right hand on scroll held on lap by left hand.
Scene in landscape with trees and with hills in background. Miniature framed by two columns supporting double arch.
At left are half-figures of men, and at right two men in arched frames, each wearing hat and fur-trimmed garments, possibly prophets.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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