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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 262v

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Confessors, within landscape, all nimbed, including the following: Anthony Abbot, supporting himself with staff, beside pig; Francis of Assisi, tonsured, wearing Franciscan habit, displaying stigmata; Dominican monk, tonsured, wearing Benedictine habit; bishop, wearing miter and vestments, holding crozier; and Dominican monk, holding crucifix in right hand, book in left hand, beside lamb with unidentified utensil in its mouth.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to all Confessors.

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