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Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 66r

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Christ: Washing of Feet -- Christ, wearing towel tied at His waist, kneels to wash feet of Apostle, seated, with bare feet held over basin. Behind them stand five other Apostles. Scene in initial B.
Margin with floreate ornament, inhabited by two cocks in top margin, and in lower margin by griffin holding escutcheon with unidentified arms.

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