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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 27v

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Apocalypse: Christ and Four Beasts -- In mandorla, Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right, is seated on rainbow arch. He is flanked by half-figure of angel with joined hands, half-figure of ox and by eagle and lion; all have six wings and are covered with eyes.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 4:6-9.

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