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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 103v

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Apocalypse: Last Resurrection and Judgment -- Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand, is seated with feet on globe in mandorla. He is flanked by ten open books. Below, four men kneel, three with joined hands, one backturned, all looking up. At right faces are visible amid flames and smoke in hell mouth.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 20:12.

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