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Book of Hours
France, possibly Brittany, ca. 1430
MS M.1040 fol. 99r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Walking through water, Christopher, nimbed, holding walking stick with left hand, supports with right hand on right shoulder, Christ Child, crossed nimbus, holding cross surmounted tripartite globe with right hand and raising left hand.
Scene in landscape with stream, trees and rocky outcrops, with diaper background.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament and rinceaux.

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