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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 23v

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God, nimbed, crowned, raises right hand in blessing and holds globe surmounted by cross in left hand. He is seated on draped bench, surrounded by four putti. Two putti grasp upper ends of drapery, raising it behind Him.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border. PATER DE CELIS DEUS MISE? (the rest is illegible from rubbing) inscribed in display script within panel in lower border.

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