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Netherlands, Delft, ca. 1440
MS M.349 fol. 113v

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing short loincloth is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus INRI. At left, Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, raising right hand, left hand on her breast, stands looking up toward Christ; at right, Evangelist John, nimbed, holding cloth to face with right hand, stands looking down.
Margins decorated with a border of foliate ornament.

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