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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 348v

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Miniature, column, right: Ambrose of Milan, wearing vestment fastened with jeweled morse, with gloved right hand holding crozier and extending gloved left hand to open book held in hand of Hugh of Grenoble, wearing Carthusian habit, with left hand holding crozier, both nimbed and mitered. Scene beneath arch in room with three arched windows and tiled floor. Miniature at beginning of Collect in Matins for Feasts of Ambrose of Milan (04.04) and Hugh of Grenoble (04.01). Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing hats, emerging from clouds, holding scrolls inscribed EGREDIETUR U(IRGA) and ET FLOS DE RA(DICE) (left).

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