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France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 112r

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1) Lawrence of Rome, nimbed, tonsured, wearing deacon's vestments, holding gridiron in right hand and martyr's palm in left hand, stands and looks upward to right. Figure in landscape with distant cities.
2) Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holding staff with both hands, carries on his shoulders Christ Child, nimbed, holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. Scene in landscape with river.

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