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England, 1350-1399
MS M.520A fol.

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Christ and Four Beasts -- Christ, cross nimbed, right hand raised with two fingers extended, holding globe in left hand, is seated on bench in quadrilobe mandorla. Outside of mandorla, in corners of frame are winged man holding scroll inscribed MATHEVS, eagle holding scroll inscribed IOHANNES, winged ox holding scroll bearing illegible inscription, and winged lion holding scroll inscribed MARCVS.
Figure of Christ against blue diaper; others against punched gold background. Vine scroll in frame.

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