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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 20r

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Apocalypse: John, Letter to Thyatira -- Christ, rays as crossed nimbus, left had raised, looks toward Evangelist John, nimbed, seated resting right hand on open book on his lap and gesturing toward Christ with left hand. He looks right toward, bishop, representing church at Thyatira, wearing miter with infulae, cope with morse, extending right hand and holding crozier with left hand.
Scene on island, with buildings, barren trees, and hills in background, across water.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Illustration of Revelation 2:18.

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