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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 94v

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Apocalypse: Christ, Praise of Judgment -- Christ, holding scepter with right hand, is seated on arc in cloud-edged mandorla, surrounded by angels, some with joined hands, some only heads visible. He is flanked below by twenty-four (?) men, kneeling, some with hands joined, all looking up. At right, half-figure of angel emerges from cloud blowing trumpet.
Scene in landscape with hills in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 19:4.

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