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France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.130 fol. 134v

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter with infulae, vestments, and gloves, holding crozier in left hand, stands before three youths, nude, standing with joined hands raised in barrel.
Margins with vinescroll and hearts enclosing foliate ornament. Inhabiting margin is winged dragon.

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