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Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 194r

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Apocalypse: Trumpet VII, Angel sounding and Apocalypse:Trumpet VII, Adoration in Heaven -- At left, angel stands in landscape blowing trumpet next to scroll inscribed FACTUM EST REGNUM HUI(US) SECULA (Revelation 11:15, variant). Above, in cloud-edged arc of Heaven, lamb sits next to God, cross-surmounted (?) tiara, raising right hand in blessing, grasping globe with left hand, sitting on throne with footrest. The throne is flanked by fourteen (?) Elders, crowned, nine with joined hands, some only heads visible, all kneeling (?). Illustration of Revelation 11:15-16.

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