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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 132v

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Margin, left: Christ: Miracle of stilling Storm -- Christ, cross-nimbed, surrounded by seven nimbed apostles, at least two raising left hands, all in ship with sail, rigging and crow’s nest. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by half figures of three angels, all emerging from clouds, gesturing (upper, left and lower); monkey and bear, both collared and chained with weights (upper and lower right).

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