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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 197r

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Sebastian of Rome: Scene, Torture -- Two archers, both wearing hats and holding bows, one seated on rock and the other wearing quiver or sheath at waist and with right arm raised as though firing arrow, are before Sebastian of Rome, nimbed, wearing short loin cloth, bound to tree and pierced in breast and leg by five arrows.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are six birds.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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