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Simon Bening’s "Book of Hours"

Jun 16, 2016 3 MINUTES
“How do you measure dedication?” Barbara Boehm on Simon Bening’s "Book of Hours."

Featured artwork:
"Book of Hours"
by Simon Bening
ca. 1530–35
The Cloisters Collection, 2015

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