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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 65r

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Apocalypse: Beast, Worship -- Beast, with six crowned head and eight horns, and with one neck lacking head, rears on hind feet behind group of three men, two wearing hats, and one woman wearing headdress, right hand on breast. They look up toward hybrid man, with two horns, webbed hands, feet of bird, standing on pedestal.
Scene in landscape with rocky outcrops in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 13:5-6

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