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Netherlands, perhaps Utrecht, ca. 1405-1410
MS M.691 fol. 25r

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Scene, Liturgical: Ordination of Priest -- Priest receives chalice from bishop, right hand raised in blessing. Cleric stands behind them holding crozier. In background, Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing crown of thorns, bleeding from wounds, is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus inscribed INRI.
Scene against gold background within decorated initial D.

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