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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 41v

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Psalm 086 (Vulg., 085). Initial I enclosing man, wearing hat, with right forefinger raised. Decorated initial of Psalm 86. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling foliate decoration inhabited by two half figures of men, one wearing hat, and one holding open book with pseudo-inscriptions; and bust of man, wearing cap (left); hybrid dragon-like animal amid foliage (lower).

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