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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 36v

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Apocalypse: Seal V, Souls of Martyrs -- Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand, is seated above draped altar and is flanked by two angels. The angels each hold length of white cloth down to six nude men, with joined hands, looking up.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 6: 9-11.

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