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Book of Hours
Italy, perhaps Ferrara, ca. 1460-1475
MS W.29 fol. 221v

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Christ: of Sorrows -- In initial D, in sarcophagus (?), half-figure of Christ, nimbed, with crown of thorns, eyes shut, wounds in side and hands visible, wearing loincloth (?), arms crossed on abdomen. Behind Him, cross with two nails on cross arms.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, including plant in vase.

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