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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 60v

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Clovis I: Scene, Baptism --Remigius of Reims, as bishop, wearing miter and chasuble, raising right hand in blessing, holding book with left hand, standing before wooden vat as font, in which is nude Clovis I, crowned, with joined hands raised.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Clovis I as king of France.

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