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Netherlands, perhaps Delft, 1415-1420
MS M.866 fol. 63v

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Christ: in Gethsemane -- Christ, crossed nimbus, with joined hands raised, kneels next to rocky outcrop on which is chalice with host (wafer), looking up toward half figure of God, crossed nimbus, right hand raised in blessing, holding roll with left hand, emerging from cloud edged arc of Heaven. Next to Christ and in foreground sit three Apostles, nimbed, asleep, one resting head on left hand, the others resting heads on right arms. Figures are surrounded by picket fence with open gate and with latch on gate.
Margins decorated with spikey gold leaves on stems emerging from frame.

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