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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 189v

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Miniature, column:
1) Francis of Assisi: receiving Stigmata -- Francis of Assisi, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, kneeling on grassy mound, with left hand raised, receiving stigmata from seraph in mandorla. In background, silhouettes of two figures and city buildings in landscape.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Francis of Assisi: Scene, healing Lame Man -- Accompanied by hooded monk, with right hand raised to face and with left hand on staff, Francis of Assisi, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, lowers left hand to pilgrim, wearing broad pilgrim's hat and mantle, with both feet bandaged, seated on ground beside crutch. They are before cross with offering dish and entrance to home with thatched roof.

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