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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 83v

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Apocalypse: John and Angel -- Woman, holding covered jar with right hand, sits sideways on beast with seven crowned heads and ten horns, tongues emerging from mouths. It walks on water toward John standing on shore, looking up toward, and extending right hand to, half figure of angel emerging from cloud.
Scene in landscape with body of water, and with hills and trees in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 17:3-4.

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