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Farnese Hours
Italy, Rome, 1546
M.69, fol. 67r

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Right margin:
Decorated with border of floreate ornament;two addorsed winged horses with serpent-like hindquarters; two baskets (?) containing foliage; landscape with ruined buildings; two men as caryatids; domed pavilion supported by four columns enclosing statue; pearls; vase decorated with three heads on pedestal flanked by two winged putti, grasping handles of vases.
Lower margin:
Coastal landscape with ships in water, buildings on shore, volcano (?) in background.
Landscape in lower margin continued from facing page.
Text is from Seven Penitential Psalms, psalm 38 and the beginning of psalm 51 (Vulg. 37 and 50).

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