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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 64r

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Quintinus of Amiens: Scene, Torture -- Quintinus of Amiens, nimbed, wearing short loin cloth, bleeding from wounds, with iron rod protruding from right shoulder, sits with feet in stocks and hands bound to wooden frame as man, wearing pointed hat, with scimitar on strap around his breast, raising hammer in right hand, pierces left shoulder of Quintinus with iron rod. In background is stone wall. Rays emanate from arch at top of miniature.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament. In right margin encircling flowers is scroll inscribed AULTRE NE VEUL MES.

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