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Book of Hours
France, Brittany, ca. 1465
MS M.84 fol. 37v

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Christ: in Gethsemane -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, kneels with joined hands raised to wafer above chalice. To right are apostles James, John, and Peter, all nimbed, two holding books, all seated and sleeping. Scene in garden surrounded by wattle fence, with tree in the center.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, inhabited by crane.

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