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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 467r

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Lawrence of Rome: Scene, Martyrdom -- Lawrence of Rome, nimbed, nude, lies on grate before two tormentors, holding pieces of wood, one with winged headgear.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid man points to cauldron sitting over fire.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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