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Belgium, possibly Brussels, ca. 1475
MS M.485 fol. 68r

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Gideon: Fleece -- Gideon, wearing helmet and armor, with joined hands raised, looks up toward angel hovering above, holding scroll with pseudo-inscription. Fleece is on ground before Gideon; shield is next to him.
Scene in landscape with trees within initial A
Upper and lower margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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