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Book of Hours for Thérouanne Use
Northern France, diocese of Thérouanne, c. 15001525

The Donor Adoring the Trinity. The donor or owner of this manuscript is depicted kneeling in prayer before an image of the Trinity. Dressed in an ermine-lined robe and wearing a gold necklace, he was probably a magistrate or town councillor.

The Library Company of Philadelphia, MS 24, fol. 128v

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