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Guda, Self-Portrait in the Letter D, an initial in Homeliary of Saint Bartholomew, 12th century (Universitätsbibliothek, Frankfurt am Main). Guda was a German nun from Westphalia, working as an illuminator in the 12th century. In this initial she depicted herself; she is holding a scroll with the following text on it: "Guda, a sinner, wrote and painted this book".

Book/Manuscript: Book of Kells VII Century, Ireland / Scotland Page (Folio): 12r initial letter M with man