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Netherlands, probably Utrecht, ca. 1290
MS M.34 fol. 132v

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Christ: Deposition -- Christ, crossed nimbus, is removed from Cross by Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holding his right hand; Evangelist John, nimbed, supports left arm still nailed to Cross; and additional figure wrapps draped arms around Christ's torso.
Sun and moon in sky.
Scene on gold background within frame decorated with architecture and abstract ornament.

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