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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 45r

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Sebastian of Rome: Scene, Torture -- Two archers, both wearing hats, one with sword sheathed at waist and the other with scimitar sheathed at waist, aim bows and arrows toward Sebastian of Rome, nimbed, wearing short loin cloth, bleeding, pierced with arrows in torso and legs, with hands bound behind tree.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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