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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 129r

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Three nude youths in barrel, including one with right leg outside the barrel, raise joined hands to Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing cope and bishop's miter with infulae, raising right hand in blessing and holding crozier in left hand.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of England (gules three lions passant or), surmounted by a crown.

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