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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 73v

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Amandus of Maestricht: Scene, baptizing Sigebertus --Amandus, as bishop wearing miter and chasuble, raising right hand, with left hand grasps arm of nude infant held over font by both hands of woman wearing snood; man stands behind her.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to baptism of son of Dagobert I during the papacy of John IV.

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