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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 62v

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Apollonia of Alexandria, nimbed, grasps garments with right hand and holds decorated pincers with tooth in left hand.
In background is landscape with buildings along shore of body of water with boat.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial B decorated with foliate ornament begins suffrage to Apollonia of Alexandria.

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