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Tyrol, Austria, or southern Germany, ca. 1500
MS S.14 fol. 43v

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Christ: bearing Cross -- Simon of Cyrene (?), holds base of cross carried on left shoulder of Christ, nimbed, being led by rope tied around his waist and held in left hand of helmeted soldier. Virgin Mary, veiled, and Evangelist John, both nimbed and standing with joined hands raised, witness scene at left.
Margins with foliate and vinescroll ornament.

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