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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.25 fol. 89v

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, crossed nimbus, eyes shut, bleeding from wounds, wearing short, diaphanous loincloth is affixed with three nails to cross. At left are Evangelist John, Virgin Mary, veiled, possibly swooning, and Holy Woman, all nimbed. At right are man, wearing hat, and soldier with saber at waist. City is in background.
Grisaille miniature with gold and color details.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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