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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 45v

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Apocalypse: Trumpet III, Burning Star -- Half-figure of angel, emerging from cloud blows trumpet above red star in water. Streams from the star flow to shore and to two recumbent men and one woman, veiled with wimple, leaning against hillock.
Landscape with trees and hills in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 8:9-11.

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