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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 5r

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Miniatures in left column:
1) Creation Scene: 5th Day -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, stands on shore and holds two fishes in His hands.
Illustration of Genesis 01:20-23
2) Creation Scene: 6th Day -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, stands, with right hand raised in blessing Adam, nude, standing with folded arms, and animals, including bear, stag, ox, and lion.
Illustration of Genesis 01:24-25
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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