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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1480
MS M.493 fol. 98v

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- In cross-surmounted church with belltower, tonsured priest, wearing vestments fastened with morse, is flanked by two tonsured priests, all reading from open book on lectern, beside draped funeral bier, surrounded by four lit tapered candles, on tiled floor. In arched doorway of the church are gathered four hooded mourners or monks, one with back turned. Scene in church with windows. Borders decorated with gold scrolling foliate and floreate ornament against blue background. Miniature for Matins of Office of the Dead, the Psalm 095 (Vulg., 094).

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