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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 93r

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Apocalypse: Angel with Millstone -- Millstone floats in water next to shore on which is city, surrounded by walls, full of blood. In sky, above the millstone, half-figure of angel, arms extended, emerges from clouds.
Scene in landscape with water, and with hills in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 18:21.

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