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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 72v

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Beggar, wearing hood, gesturing with both hands, stands on shore looking toward boat in which are two men, foremost raising both hands. Stones are between them. Fish in water.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text concerning poor man demanding alms from sailors in section related to papacy of Sabinus.

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