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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 75v

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Initial Q enclosing half figure of Christ, cross-nimbed, with left hand touching breast. Decorated initial of Isaiah 63:01. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of two prophets, one with right hand holding scroll inscribed RECORDA (?), and the other with left hand holding scroll inscribed RESPICE (?) (left).

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