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Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 213r

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Apocalypse: Vial VI, Frogs -- John, nimbed, indicating right with right hand, holding open book with left hand on lap, is seated on stone behind rocky outcrop. At right, facing John, are beast, with seven heads, nimbed and crowned, with ten horns, frogs emerging from two mouths; winged dragon, frog emerging from mouth; and false prophet as man with horns, frog emerging from mouth, hands raised, cloven hooves as feet. Illustration of Revelation 16:13.

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