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Netherlands, perhaps Delft, 1415-1420
MS M.866 fol. 106v

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Christ: Pietà -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled with wimple, is seated on rocky outcrop, holding with both hands on her lap, body of Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, bleeding from wounds, wearing short loincloth. Behind them is tau cross with two nails in ends of cross arms.
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars with vines.

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