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Book of Hours
France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1475
MS S.5 fol. 196r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holding staff in both hands, stands in river and carries on his left shoulder Christ Child, nimbed, with right hand raised and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. On riverbank stands hermit, hooded, holding lantern. Building and trees in distance.
Margins with foliate ornament.

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