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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 215r

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Miniature, column:
1) Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, rays as nimbus, eyes closed, wearing short loin cloth, bleeding from wounds in head, hands, side and feet, is affixed with three nails to tau-cross with titulus inscribed INRI, two tau-crosses of Dysmas and Gestas in background left. In foreground right, Virgin Mary, nimbed, orant, sword piercing breast.
Scene in landscape with mountains in distance.
Miniature, vignette, margins:

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