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Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 283v

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Decorated initial L decorated with foliate extenders and gold balls; below the initial, man, raising right hand and looking up towards text.
Beginning of Baruch, Prologue
Baruch, Son of Neriah: reading to Jechonias -- Baruch, wearing hat, is seated on bench (?), holding pen (?) in right hand resting on book on lectern. Two men, one wearing cap and raising left hand, stand before him.
Scene within initial E decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders and gold balls.
Beginning of Baruch.

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