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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 202v

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Christ: Last Supper -- Christ, nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing and holding in left hand wafer (host), stands beside round table surrounded by twelve nimbed apostles, including one tonsured, one bald, and one turning away from Christ, probably Judas. On table are two and a half loaves, goblet or chalice, and two knives. Scene in courtyard of building with arcades and groin vault.
Miniature enclosed in frame inscribed HOC FACITE IN MEAM COMEMORACIONEM HOC FACI (sic).
Margins with foliate ornament.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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