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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 15v

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Isaiah: Scene, Martyrdom --Executioner holds saw with both hands to head of Isaiah, bleeding, arms wrapped around slender column.
Figures against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted next to text relating to prophets, particularly Isaiah, during the reign of Manasseh, King of Judah.

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