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France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 222v

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Nicholas of Myra: Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Two youths, with hands joined, stand in barrel. A third youth, hands joined, steps out of barrel toward Nicholas of Myra, decorated nimbus, wearing miter and bishop's vestments, standing under canopy. He raises right hand in blessing and holds crozier in left hand.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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