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France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 18r

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Christ: in Gethsemane, and Christ: Betrayal, Arrival in Garden -- Three apostles, all nimbed, including Peter, tonsured, with arms crossed on breast, laying beside sword; James, laying with head on right hand; and John, seated with right hand supporting head, sleep in garden. Behind them kneels Christ, nimbed, with joined hands raised. In background entering garden through gate is group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears.
Scene within architectural frame with putti.

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