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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 22v

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Christ: Piet³l -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, sits before cross with titlus inscribed INRI, and holds in her lap Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, wearing short loin cloth and crown of thorns, showing five wounds. Miniature framed by columns.
Margins with foliate ornament, including strawberries.

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