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French School, late 15th Century
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French School, late 15th Century

A page from a Book of Hours: Adam and Eve with the Tree of Knowledge surrounded by the story of Adam and Eve; Adam and Eve chased from Paradise; Adam ploughing; Adam with Cain and Abel; and The Good Samaritan sleeping

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French School, late 15th Century A page from a Book of Hours: Adam and Eve with the Tree of Knowledge surrounded by the story of Adam and Eve; Adam and Eve chased from Paradise; Adam ploughing; Adam with Cain and Abel; and The Good Samaritan sleeping pen and brown ink, bodycolor heightened with gold on vellum 8 x 5 1/8 in. (204 x 130 mm.)

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The page probably opened the Office of the Virgin from a Book of Hours painted in Paris in the late 15th Century.

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