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The Dragon Giving the Sceptor of Power to the Beast from the Sea
London (probably), England (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, colored washes, pen and ink on parchment
Ms. Ludwig III 1 (83.MC.72), fol. 23v
Leaf: 31.9 × 22.5 cm (12 9/16 × 8 7/8 in.)
The beast like a leopard meets the seven-headed red dragon who had appeared earlier in Saint John's vision. According to the text, the dragon "gave power to the beast" and together they received the adoration of all the earth. The