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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 177r

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Miniature, column:
1) Apostle Paul, partly draped with mantle over robe, with left hand holding book and with right hand on hilt of down-turned sword, standing before decorated hanging drapery.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Apostle, Paul: Execution -- Apostle Paul, nimbed, wearing robe, with joined hands raised, kneeling on mattress, behind him executioner, wearing hat and scabbard on belt, with left hand raised to head of the Paul, and with right hand raising sword.

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