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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1390-1399 and ca. 1470
MS W.4 fol. 83r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing short loincloth, is affixed with three nails to cross. He is flanked by Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, clasping hands at breast and by Evangelist John, nimbed, raising right hand, holding book with left hand, looking up toward Christ.
Scene on grassy foreground with background of red with gold geometric ornament.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux entwined around rectilinear bars.

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