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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol. 44v

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Christ: Flagellation -- Four tormentors, with switches and scourge, torture Christ, rayed nimbus, bleeding, wearing short loincloth, bound to column. Purple garment is on floor in foreground.
In background, behind balustrade, group of figures gather, many carrying spears.
Scene within miniature framed by border decorated with rosaries, including one with pendant depicting head of Christ, rayed nimbus.

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