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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 66r

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Christ: Miracle of walking on Water -- Three nimbed Apostles are in boat with sail unfurled. In the sea, Peter, nimbed, holding key, is submerged up to his breast in water, as Christ, with crossed nimbus, stands on shore with right hand on His breast. Sky with stars in background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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