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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 85r

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In vignette in left margin:
Sebastian of Rome, nimbed, wearing hat, partially draped in mantle, showing wounds in arms and torso, stands and holds three arrows in right hand. In background is distant landscape.
In vignette in lower margin:
Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Three nude youths, two with joined hands raised, stand in barrel before Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, with right hand raised in blessing and holding crozier in left hand. In background are walls with marble paneling.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament.

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