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Farnese Hours
Italy, Rome, 1546
M.69, fol. 46v

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Left margin:
Half figure of Alessandro Farnese, with joined hands raised, facing Virgin Mary on facing page, in border decorated with floreate ornament and inhabited by nude, armless, winged female figure emerging from foliage, and winged, barebreasted woman.
Lower margin:
Butterfly on leaf of stem of flowers.
Text is from Hours of the Virgin, Vespers.

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