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France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 186r

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Nicholas of Myra: Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Three youths, all tonsured, nude, with joined hands raised, are in barrel, behind which is patterned hanging. Nicholas of Myra, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, raises right hand in blessing and holds staff in left hand.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament.

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