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Book of Hours
Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 49v

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Christ: among Doctors -- Christ, as youth, gesturing, stands amid eight Doctors, including some gesturing, three wearing hats, and two with open books with pseudo-inscriptions. A third open book with pseudo-inscription is on tiled floor. In background are Virgin Mary, veiled, and Joseph the Carpenter. Scene in interior of temple, with arches and engaged columns.
Margin with bands of floreate ornament, including rose and viola, alternating with bands enclosing birds.

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