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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 287v

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Christ: in Gethsemane -- Christ, cross-nimbed, kneels with hands raised, looking up at half-figure of angel, raising right hand, holding blank scroll with left. Three apostles, nimbed, including Peter, sit on ground asleep.
Christ: Betrayal and Apostle, Peter: cutting off Ear of Malchus -- Christ, crossed nimbus, is embraced by Judas, cheeks touching. At right, one of two men wearing hats carries torch; the other carries spear. Three men are seated on ground: man wearing hat embracing (?) soldier; man wearing pointed hat, holding pedum with left hand, seated behind them. At left, Peter, raising sword in right hand, stands behind Malchus, crouching, right arm around head.

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