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France, Tours, ca. 1500
M.510 fol. 141v

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter, raises right hand in gesture of blessing, and holds crozier in left hand. Behind him are two nude youthsm with joined hands raised, in barrel. Scene in room.
Left margin is decorated by floreate border, including thistles, violas, and strawberries, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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