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Luke painting the Virgin from BL Royal 1 E V, f. 3

Luke painting the Virgin from BL Royal 1 E V, f. 3

 
 
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Full-page miniature of Luke painting seated at an easel supporting an arch-topped panel, and holding a brush and palette, with a winged bull, Luke's symbol, behind him, and a scroll bearing the opening words of Luke 1:5 ('Fuit in diebus Herodis'), with a full border including flowers, insects and a drum-beating ape. Image taken from f. 3 of Gospels of Luke and John in the Vulgate and Erasmian (~Novum Instrumentum~) versions. Written in Latin.

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