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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 213v

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Initial P enclosing Apostle Paul, nimbed, seated on grassy hill, with right hand holding pen and writing on scroll held on lap. Decorated initial for beginning of Act of the Apostles in the Octave of Easter. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberries.

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