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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 193r

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Angel, Archangel Michael: transfixing Dragon -- Archangel Michael, nimbed, holding shield in left hand, transfixes with cross-staff held in right hand head of winged and horned dragon.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are two birds.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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