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Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 50r

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Christ, with left hand raised in blessing and holding tripartite globe surmounted by cross in right hand, stands beside woman, with joined hands raised. Figures in initial M, separated from each other by scroll inscribed ANIMA MEA DESIDERAUIT TE IN NOCTE.
Margin with bands of floreate ornament, including daisy, dianthus, columbine, and strawberry, alternating with bands enclosing birds.

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