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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1470
MS H.7 fol. 144r

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, holds crozier in left hand and raises right hand in blessing toward three nude and tonsured youths standing in tub, one with hands raised and two with joined hands raised.
Scene in room with portal open onto landscape setting, within decorated initial B.
Upper and lower margins decorated with floreate border.

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