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Belgium, perhaps Ghent; England, ca. 1420
MS M.46 fol. 148v

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Christ: Piet³l -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holds in her lap nude body of Christ, nimbed, wearing crown of thorns, bleeding from wounds, with eyes closed. Behind Mary is cross with titulus inscribed INRI. Diaper background. Quatrefoils at corners of miniature.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and foliate ornament.

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