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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 260r

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Initial P enclosing man, gesturing, seated in hilly landscape, in First Lesson in Matins for Second Sunday after Pentecost. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figure of man, gesturing, and emerging from cloudy arc, and four other figures emerging from foliage (right); and half figures of two men amid foliage (lower).

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