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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 53r

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Psalm 116 (Vulg., 114). 1) Initial D enclosing head of bearded man, wearing cap. Decorated initial of Psalm 116:01. Psalm 116 (Vulg., 115). 2) Initial C enclosing head of bearded man. Decorated initial of Psalm 116:10. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by two half figures of angels (upper and lower); and half figure of man, wearing hat (right); all emerging from clouds, gesturing.

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