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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol.340v

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God, rayed nimbus, seated on bench, appearing amid aureole surrounded by angels, supports Christ, nimbed, as Man of Sorrows, showing wounds, wearing short loincloth, tripartite globe at His feet. Dove of Holy Ghost appears above head of Christ.
Scene framed by illusionistic wood frame with two statues of male figures in architectural niches in left border.

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