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France, Paris, early 16th century
MS M.1114 fol. 78v

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Sebastian of Rome: Scene, Torture -- Sebastian, nimbed, wearing loincloth, bleeding from wounds, his body pierced by seven arrows, is tied to tree. Torturer, wearing hat, stands before him holding bow.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including viola and inhabited by bird.

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