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Italy, Rome, ca. 1520
MS M.1023. Fol. 106v

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, rays as nimbus, crowned with thorns, head inclined, eyes open (?), wearing loin cloth, bleeding from wounds in side, hands, and feet, is affixed with three nails to cross, with titulus, INRI. At left, two women, wearing headdresses are behind Evangelist John, who stands behind Virgin Mary, veiled, hands clasped, swooning. At right Mary Magdalen, hands clasped, kneeling looks up toward Christ.
Scene in landscape with rocky outcrops, trees, city in distance.At left is personification of Justice inscribed JVSTICIA, crowned, holding sword in right hand and scales in left hand. Below her is personification of Prudence, inscribed PRVDENCIA, holding open book in right hand and scepter in left hand.

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