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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 15r

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Apocalypse: Christ and Candlesticks -- In mandorla, at upper left, Christ, nimbed, raising left hand, stands flanked by seven candlesticks. Evangelist John, nimbed, right hand on breast, resting left hand on open book on lap, sits looking upward.
Scene in landscape, with island, and with buildings on hill in distance.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Illustration of Revelation 1:12.

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