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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 41v

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Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude -- Within mandorla, Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand, is seated on rainbow arc. At His feet Lamb, nimbed, bleeding from wound in chest, stands on draped altar. Below, the mandorla is flanked by two groups of men wearing white stoles with red decoration, many with joined hands, many looking up.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 7:13-14.

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