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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 20r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Two men, wearing hats, gesture toward Longinus, wearing hat, standing with spear piercing side of Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing loin cloth, bleeding from wounds, affixed with three nails to tau-cross. In background are dice, rocks, and starry sky with sun. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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