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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 10r

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Evangelist John, nimbed, right hand touching small dragon or serpent on rim of chalice held in his right hand, stands next to Apostle Paul, nimbed, holding sack, probably containing book with right hand, and sword with left hand.
Figures stand in rocky landscape with hills and trees.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Escutcheon bearing heraldry of Margaret of York hangs by strap with buckle from rectilinear bar in lower margin.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.

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