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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 063r

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Miniature, vignette, margins:
Dionysus (Bacchus), nude, grapevine wound around raised flagon in right hand, is astride barrel on raised plank supported by two nude figures, stream of wine issues to flagon of one of two men, one nude, wearing cape, with right hand holding dish and with left hand holding another flagon.
Scene on path in landscape.
Miniature within ornamental gold frame with filigree.

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