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Belgium, perhaps Ghent, 1420-1430
MS M.439 fol. 23v

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Evangelist John, with scalloped nimbus, wearing fillet, with right hand indicates goblet with small dragon held in left hand. Beside John stands Apostle James Major, with rayed nimbus, holding small wand with scallop shell in right hand and book with two clasps in left hand. Arc of Heaven above. Diaper background.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux foliate ornament.

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