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Book of Hours
Belgium, perhaps Ghent; England, ca. 1420
MS M.46 fol. 71v

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Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ, with rays as nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, bleeding from head, carries on right shoulder tau cross. Behind him walk Evangelist John (?) and Virgin Mary, veiled, with stars on her head and her shoulder, holding arm of cross. Helmeted soldier follows them. Before Christ walk three men, including soldier, wearing armor, and man, wearing hat, holding ends of rope tied around waist of Christ. Scene in landscape with trees and hills.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and foliate ornament.

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