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Chronique universelle
Text and foliate borders: France, probably Rouen, ca. 1460. Six large miniatures: Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1470-1480. Nine small miniatures, blue borders, widow’s knots, monograms, plaques, scrolls, and heraldic arms: France, possibly Rouen, ca. 1519.
MS M.224 II, fol. 117r

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Christ: Piet³l -- Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, wearing crown of thorns and short loin cloth, eyes closed, showing bleeding wounds, lies in lap of Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing veil, seated before cross, against which lean two ladders.
In left margin, floreate ornament.

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