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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1470
MS M.152 fol. 24r

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Evangelist Mark, with rays as nimbus, sits on faldstool at desk, and with pen held in right hand writes in open book with pseudo-inscription. Lion (Evangelist Symbol) lays on tiled floor beside Mark. Scene in medallion in lower margin.
Decorated initial I. Upper and lower margins with foliate and vinescroll.

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