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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 40v

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Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude -- In mandorla, Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand, is seated on throne. At His feet, lamb stands on closed book with six (sic) seals. They are flanked below by two groups of angels, kneeling, two foremost with joined hands; another angel, back turned, kneels in center. At bottom are two groups of men holding palms, some tonsured, one wearing papal tiara, another crowned.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 7:9.

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