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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 40r

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George of Cappadocia: slaying Dragon -- George of Cappadocia, nimbed, wearing armor and cross-inscribed surcoat, with sword sheathed at waist, seated astride horse, with lance transfixes head of dragon, laying on ground. In background is Princess of Trebizond, wearing headdress, with joined hands raised, standing or kneeling beside sheep. In background is castle or city on distant hill.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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