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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 15v

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Christ: Betrayal and Arrest, and Apostle, Peter: cutting off Ear of Malchus -- Judas embraces Christ, cross-nimbed, with His left hand grasped by left hand of man holding spear in his right hand. At left one of group of soldiers, wearing helmets and mail, raises lantern. Apostle Peter, nimbed, raises his left hand and holds sword above head of Malchus kneeling in foreground.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions.

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