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Historiated initial from a Choir book

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  • Illuminated Manuscript. Cutting. Historiated initial from a Choir book. Mercati, Venturino and associates. Production Place: Italy, Lombardy, Siena. Parchment, gold, mounted on cardboard, 65 x 70 mm, circa 1470 to circa 1480. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink or green, with stylized foliage, fruit and acanthus extensions on gold ground: [C] Large group of Saints, probably including St James the Great with staff and St John the Evangelist with palm and sword.
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