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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
MS M.972 fol. 10r

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christ Child, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross surmounted globe with left hand stands (?) on shoulders of Christopher, raising right hand, holding staff with left hand, crossing stream. Behind them, hermit holding lantern emerges from doorway of church, surmounted by cross.
Scene in landscape with stream, and with buildings and trees in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including strawberries.

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