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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 98v

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Apocalypse: Birds summoned -- At left, man holds nude woman at fire; another man pushes nude man toward the fire. Above them angel, raising right arm, hovers amid rays in mandorla. At right, Christ, crowned, sword at head, wearing spotted red mantle, is astride bridled white horse. (Birds not present.)
Scene in landscape with hills and trees in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 19:17.

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