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France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.201 fol. 118v

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Christ: Last Supper -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, and holding wafer (host) in raised left hand, is seated at draped table. At His head, Christ is flanked by two scrolls inscribed HIC EST CALIX MEUS and HOC EST CORPUS MEUS. He surrounded by six Apostles, nimbed, one sitting on bench, Evangelist John, nimbed, only head visible on breast of Christ. Judas, no nimbus, stands on opposite side of table. On the table are plates, loaves, knife (?) and possibly cup.

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