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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 129v

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Christ: Type, Salvator Mundi -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing over tripartite globe surmounted by cross, held with left hand.
Scene in rocky landscape with trees.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament and bunches of twigs, and inhabited by bird, possibly phoenix; angel holding escutcheon decorated with heraldry (azure, a chevron argent in point a swan argent); horse.

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