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France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 95r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, cross-nimbed, in loincloth, bleeding from wounds, is affixed to cross with three nails. He is flanked by two angels, hovering, and by Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, veiled, with joined hands, and Evangelist John, decorated nimbus, both sitting on ground.
Scene against patterned background within gold frame.
Page decorated with foliate ornament.

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