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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 109r

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Margin, right: Christ: on Road to Emmaus -- Christ, cross-nimbed, beside nimbed disciple (partly visible), both looking back toward Apostle Peter, nimbed, with right hand raised. Scene in landscape with city in background. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including columbines and strawberries, inhabited by monkeys (upper and lower).

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