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France, Paris, 1375-1400
MS M.229 fol. 88r

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Christ and Four Beasts -- Christ, crossed nimbus, right hand raised in blessing, holding globe with left hand, is seated on bench. In four corners of miniature are four evangelist symbols, nimbed, angel, holding scroll inscribed MATE[U]S; eagle holding scroll inscribed, IOHANNE; ox and lion holding blank scrolls.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament on rectilinear bars.

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