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Belgium, Bruges, 1531
MS M.451 fol. 115v

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Jerome -- Jerome, nimbed, wearing hair shirt and short loin cloth, holding stone in right hand and with left hand gesturing to wound on breast, kneels beside lion before skull and tree stump upon which is cardinal's hat and mantle, and Crucifix. In background is lake with swan, trees, and in distance, before mountains, caravan of six figures, two astride camels.

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