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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.25 fol. 94v

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Christ: Entombment -- Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus, hold body of Christ, crossed nimbus, bleeding from wounds, on cloth above sarcophagus. Virgin Mary, Holy Woman and Evangelist John, all nimbed, stand at side of tomb. John looks away.
Grisaille miniature with gold and color details. Scene in landscape with city in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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