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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 75r

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saac: blessing Jacob -- Jacob, animal skin over his arm, extends with both hands plate on which is meat. He stands before, and looks toward, Isaac, wearing hat, eyes closed, raising right hand in blessing, seated on chair (?). Scene in room Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including strawberry, viola, campanula, bladder cherry, blueberry, and daisy, and inhabited by two birds, including hawk. Text is invitatory for Matins on 2nd Sunday in Lent.

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