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Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 128v

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Lion, standing on hind feet, places front paws on right knee of Jerome, nimbed, wearing cardinal's hat. He is seated on throne, touching lion's left paw with his right hand, and raising his left hand. Scene in vaulted room with door to exterior, and with leaded glass window.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with painted details.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille.

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