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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 72v

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Apocalypse: Blessed Dead -- Evangelist John, nimbed, right hand resting on book on his lap, is seated on small island. He is looking up toward Christ, nimbed, holdng scepter with right hand, seated on arc in cloud-edged mandorla. Half-figure of angel emerges from cloud at right, extending right hand, looking toward John.
Scene in landscape with body of water, and hills and trees in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 14:13.

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