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France, Lorraine, 1490-1495
MS M.1039 fol. 103v

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- In initial D, Christopher, nimbed, holding walking stick with both hands, walks through water. Christ Child, nimbed, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross surmounted globe with left hand, stands (?) behind head of Christopher.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy and cornflower, and inhabited by peacock and hybrid man.

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