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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 273r

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Initial T enclosing Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with both hands reading book; against filigree background. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing draped headgear, emerging from cloudy arcs, holding scrolls inscribed QUASI LIBANI and SPIRITUS EIUS MEUS EST (right).

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