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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 553v

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Christ and Four Beasts -- Christ, cross-nimbed, beardless, seated on bench, raises right hand in blessing and holds globe in left hand. He is surrounded by Four Beasts, nimbed, winged, carrying scrolls with pseudo-inscriptions.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), dog faces hybrid man with outstretched arms.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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