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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.390 fol. 179r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher of Lycia, nimbed, holding staff in both hands, standing in river, carries on his shoulders Christ Child, with rays as nimbus, with billowing mantle, raising right hand in blessing.
Margins with vinescroll and variety of birds, perched in trees, in flight, and on ground, including owl, crane, stork, and cock.

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