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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 80r

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Christ: Supper at Emmaus -- Christ, nimbed, is behind draped trestle table, grasping with both hands, loaf on table. Three other loaves and two plates are also on table. Christ is flanked by two men wearing hats, one resting right hand on the table.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by hunter holding spear with right hand and blowing horn held with left hand; boar, mouth pierced by spear held by another hunter.

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