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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 105r

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Apocalypse: Christ promising New Age -- John, nimbed, with joined hands, kneels on shore; fire burns behind him. He looks up toward Christ, nimbed, holding scepter with right hand, seated on arc in mandorla. To right of Christ, on cloud, woman (Personification: City of Jerusalem), crowned, arms crossed on abdomen, stands before church.
Scene in landscape with body of water, and hills and trees in distance.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 21:1-2.

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