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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 178r

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Miniature, column:
1) Apostle James Major, nimbed, as pilgrim, wearing cross-insribed pilgrim's hat, with right hand holding water-bottle, and with left hand holding pilgrim's staff hung with scrip, standing in landscape with water in far distance.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Apostle, James Minor: Martyrdom -- Apostle James Minor, nimbed, trampled on ground by one of two executioners, wearing hats, both raising clubs. To right, possibly Agrippa, wearing hat and ermine-trimmed garment, stands in balcony of palace, flanked by two men wearing hats.

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