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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 63r

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Apocalypse: Dragon persecuting Woman -- Woman, crowned, winged, arms extended, stands on crescent in mandorla. Below, on ground, streams of water emerge from six of seven crowned heads, with ten horns, on winged dragon.
Scene in landscape with hills and tress in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 12:14-16.

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