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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 4r

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Miniature in left column:
1) Creation Scene: 3rd Day -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing, stands amid plants and trees.
Illustration of Genesis 01:09-13
Miniature in right column:
2) Creation Scene: 4rd Day -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, stands, with hands raised toward arc of heaven enclosing sun, moon, and stars.
Illustration of Genesis 01:14-19
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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