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Netherlands, perhaps Utrecht, ca. 1405-1410
MS M.691 fol. 106v

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Scene, Ecclesiastic: Instruction -- Male figure, possibly hermit or cleric or monk, teaches two more male figures, possibly clerics or monks, from doorway of building, possibly hermitage or church or monastery. In foreground, two men, possibly clerics or monks, wearing rosaries around waists, tend earth with shovel and axe.
Scene against gold background within decorated initial D.

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