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Italy, 1482
MS M.893 fol. 195r

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Trinity:God, Man of Sorrows and Dove -- Christ as Man of Sorrows, with rays as nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, draped with cloak and showing wounds in head, right hand, side, and feet, is seated next to God, rays as nimbus, right hand raised in gesture of blessing, left hand holding left hand of Christ. They are seated on draped bench with back, and dove of Holy Ghost descends between them. David, crowned, hands joined, wearing cloak lined with vair, his harp on floor before him, kneels before them. Scene has background of gold filigree on red, and foreground of green floor tiles.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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