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Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 183v

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- At left, three clerics, tonsured, two wearing copes with morses, stand next to draped coffin; at right are three mourners, wearing hoods. Scene is in room with barrel vault and leaded windows.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with painted details.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille.

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