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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1480
MS M.330 fol. 39r

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Christ: Ecce Homo -- Christ, rays as cross nimbus, body bleeding from wounds, wears short loincloth and cape. Pontius, wearing hat, grasps with right hand, left arm of Christ. They are standing on top step, in portal of building with crowd behind them. Before them is crowd of men, the foremost, wearing hat and knotted sash, and extending his arms. Most, only tops of heads are visible. Exterior scene surrounded by buildings, including one with bars on windows. Text below miniature is beginning of Hours of the Cross, Terce.

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