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Book of Hours
Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1440
MS M.19 fol. 159v

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, wearing crown and black colobium inscribed with three gold crosses, stands on platform on cross to which he is affixed with four nails. Above him is blank titulus. Background decorated with gold scroll design, and in upper corners, blue clouds of heaven enclosing faces.
Margins decorated with ivy-rinceaux foliate ornament.

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