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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 133r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holding walking stick with both hands, walks through water, looking over left shoulder toward Christ Child, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross surmounted globe with left hand. Hermit in background on cliff, holds lantern with right hand and beads (?) with left hand. Boats in water in background.

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