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Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 150r

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Adrian of Nicomedia, decorated nimbus, wearing helmet and armor, holds sword in right hand and with left hand rests baton on anvil on stool. A lion lies at his feet. Figure before embroidered tapestry in vaulted room.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament inhabited by bird with wings spread and by monkey (baboon).

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