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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 116r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holds walking stick with left hand, and with right hand holds right foot of Christ Child, rays as nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross surmounted globe with right hand. He is astride shoulders of Christopher as he crosses stream.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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