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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.197 fol. 11r

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Evangelist Mark, nimbed and wearing hat, is seated at desk.
Margin, right:
Evangelist symbol (lion) sits with front paw resting on closed book.
Margin, lower:
Monkey, man or wild man standing on bank of stream with tree and mountains in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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