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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.52 fol. 345v

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Christ: calling Peter and Andrew -- Christ, rayed nimbus, standing on shore, extends right hand to Apostle Peter, nimbed, standing in water beside boat. Apostle Andrew, nimbed, standing in boat, puts on robe. Two other men appear in boat, one holding net partially submerged in water.
In background, buildings surmount rocky outcroppings in sea.
Scene framed by border decorated with budding and full flowers, including strawberry, iris, lily, viola, and daisy, and inhabited by two butterflies.

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