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France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 115v

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1) Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret, nimbed, holding cross in joined hands, emerges from back of winged dragon, the hem of her mantle hanging from its mouth. Scene in prison cell with barred window and stone walls and floor.
2) Barbara of Nicomedia, nimbed, holding martyr's palm in right hand, stands with left hand on tower beside her in landscape.

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