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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 77v

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Evangelist Matthew, nimbed, wearing hat, sits on bench with right hand on breast, holding in lap with left hand open book with pseudo-inscription. Beside him kneels youth, nimbed (Evangelist symbol), holding scroll in left hand and inkpot in right hand. Scene in room with windows framed by columns. Distant landscape visible through windows.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament.

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