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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 46r

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Apocalypse: Trumpet IV, Partial Darkness -- In black sky sun is partly obscured; angel raising right hand appears amid clouds; at right, crescent of moon is hardly visible. On earth, three men, two wearing hats, and one woman, wearing tall gold headdress, stand at left; angel blows trumpet at right.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 8:12.

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