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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 115r

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Angel, Archangel Michael: transfixing Dragon -- Archangel Michael, nimbed, stands on back of dragon, piercing it with cross staff held in right hand. With left hand he holds hilt of sword at his waist.
Scene in landscape with trees, buildings and hills in distance.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by fantastic animal.

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