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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1450
MS M.421 fol. 25v

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Nicholas of Myra, rays as nimbus, wearing miter with infulae, gloves, and chasuable, raising right hand in blessing, and holding crozier with left hand stands in room with windows, open to exterior of landscape.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by hybrid man, wearing headgear and standing on ladder, and by fantastic animal.

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