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France, Paris, early 16th century
MS M.1114 fol. 78r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holding tree limb with right hand, raising left hand, walks through water. Christ Child, rays as cross nimbus, holding cross surmounted globe with left hand is seated on left shoulder of Christopher.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including viola and inhabited by dragonfly.

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