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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 057r

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Miniature, vignette, margins:
Moses: Burning Bush -- Moses, seated on ground beside shoe, with arms extended, looking up toward Christ-Logos, crossed-nimbus as rays, gesturing amid flames in tree.
In background left, shepherd, wearing hat, holding pedum, standing on cliff looking out toward herd of sheep within fenced area.
Miniature within ornamental gold frame with filigree.

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