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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1470
MS H.7 fol. 142r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher of Lycia, walks in water, holding staff in his left hand, and carrying on his shoulders Christ Child, cross-nimbed, raising right hand and holding tripartite globe in left hand. At left, on bank of river, hermit kneels, holding staff in right hand and book (?) in left hand.
Scene in landscape setting with river and buildings in background within decorated initial O.
Upper and lower margins decorated with floreate border.

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