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France, probably Mons, between 1490 and 1500
M.33 fol. 252v

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher of Lycia, nimbed, stands in river, holding staff in both hands. On his shoulders is Christ-Child, rays as nimbus, raising right hand in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. On right bank of river is hermit, extending lantern held in right hand.

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