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France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 219r

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George of Cappadocia: slaying Dragon -- Princess of Trebizond, hands crossed on breast, stands behind George of Cappadocia, nimbed, wearing armor, astride horse, above winged dragon, reclining on ground. Scene in landscape setting with castle, in windows of which are crowned king and queen. Buildings of city in distance.
In margin is floreate border, including strawberries and roses, inhabited by two snails.

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