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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 31r

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Evangelist Matthew, nimbed, is seated on bench at circular lectern writing with quill or pen held in right hand. Evangelist symbol (angel) stands opposite holding open book face out. Other books are on lectern.
Scene in panelled room with barrel vault.
Margins decorated with border of bands of floreate ornament including columbine and inhabited by two birds and fantastic animal.

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