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Vita Christi (Life of Christ)
France, perhaps Corbie, ca. 1175
MS M.44 fol. 13r

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Christ: constrained to stay at Emmaus -- Christ, pearled crossed nimbus, wearing pilgrim's hat, holds staff in His left hand. He is flanked by two disciples wearing pilgrims' hats and holding staves. One raises his right hand toward His shoulder, and the other grasps His right hand.
Scene against gold background, within decorated frame.

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