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Italy, Veneto, early 16th century
M.288 fol. 112v

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Christ: Entombment -- Body of Christ, nimbed, bleeding from wounds, wearing short loincloth reclines on loincloth held over sarcophagus by Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus, both nimbed. Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled with wimple, with hands clasped, stands next to the sarcophagus, flanked by Evangelist John, nimbed, and Holy Woman, nimbed, arms outstretched.

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