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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 79v

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Apocalypse: Vial VI, Euphrates dried up, Vial V, Seat of Beast and Vial IV, Scorching Heat -- Of seven half-figures of angels emerging from cloud, one empties vial into water below (Vial VI, Euphrates dried up), another empties vial with stream flowing over throne (Vial V, Seat of Beast), and the third empties vial with stream flowing over sun (Vial IV, Scorching Heat).
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 15: 8-12.

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