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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 176r

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Miniature, column:
1) Apostle Peter, nimbed, partly draped with mantle over robe, with right hand holding book and with left hand holding key, standing before decorated hanging drapery.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Apostle, Peter: Crucifixion -- Two of three executioners, wearing hats, pulling on ropes binding feet of Apostle Peter, nimbed, wearing robe, to stem of cross, his arms bound, and third executioner crouching beneath the stem to support it; basket laden with hammer and spade on ground.

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