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Netherlands, Utrecht, 1500-1510
MS M.166 fol. 20v

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Christ: Piet³l -- Virgin Mary, with rays as nimbus, veiled, sits with joined hands raised. Laying in her lap is Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, wearing short loin cloth, bleeding from wounds, with eyes closed. Flanking Mary are Evangelist John and Mary Magdalen, both with rays as nimbus and seated with joined hands raised. Behind Mary is base of cross. Scene in landscape with hills and trees.
Margins with flowers.

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