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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 105r

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Initial U enclosing cleric, nimbed, tonsured, wearing vestments, with left hand holding possibly miter, and with right hand holding book; in room with tiled floor and against gold background. Decorated initial for Lesson 1 in Matins. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberries, inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing hat or headgear, both gesturing and holding scrolls inscribed NON POTERANT and IN TUEBANTUR.

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