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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 39v

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Christ: Temptation, 2nd -- A horned devil with bat's wings raises right hand toward Christ, cross-nimbed, raising His right hand and holding a book with one strap in His left hand, and seated on the roof of a church-like building. Scene with gold background, within Gothic arcade and foliate frame decorated with cusps of foliate terminals, and six medallions (two as halves).

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