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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 178r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher of Lycia, nimbed, standing in water, holds walking stick with both hands. On his shoulders is Chirst Child, raising right hand in gesture of blessing, and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. Scene in landscape setting.
Scene within architectural frame, decorated with garlands and escutcheon, within which is initial B.

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