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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 99r

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Moses: receiving Law -- Within initial H, Moses, horned (?), with joined hands, kneels looking up toward half figure of Christ Logos, crossed nimbus, in cloud-edged arc of Heaven, holding Tables of Law with both hands. Half figure of angel, with joined hands, is at upper left.
Scene in landscape with trees.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament and bunches of twigs, and inhabited by prophet, crowned, holding scroll with right hand and floreate scepter with left hand, emerging from flower.

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