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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 29r

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Apocalypse: Christ, Adoration by Elders -- In cloud edged mandorla, Christ, rays as crossed nimbus, is seated on arc, His feet on second arc and/or globe. He is flanked by Four Beasts, winged, angel with joined hands. Twenty-four Elders, crowned, kneel below, most looking up, many with joined hands, one (?) with hands crossed on breast.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 4:10.

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