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France, probably Cambrai, 1490-1500
MS M.1053 fol. 192v

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, aiding Dowerless Maidens and Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, holding crozier in left hand, stands flanked by three nude youths, with joined hands raised, standing in barrel, and by three dowerless maidens, standing with joined hands raised.
Left margin with butterfly and scattered naturalistic flowers, including viola, rose, and thistle.

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