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Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 180r

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pocalypse: John and Elder (?) and Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude -- John, nimbed, kneels on one knee on island in landscape. He holds scroll with pseudo-inscription with both hands, open book at his feet, and looks toward Elder, extending right hand toward John. The Elder extends left hand toward Lamb, nimbed, bleeding, holding bannered cross-staff, standing on throne with footrest next to God, nimbed, wearing cross surmounted imperial crown, raising right in blessing, grasping globe with left hand, seated on the throne. Throne is in mandorla and flanked by several men, many only head visible, some with joined hands. Illustration of Revelation 7:13-14.

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