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Book of Hours
France, Brittany, ca. 1465
MS M.84 fol. 44v

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Christ: Flagellation -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, wearing short loin cloth, with hands bound around column, raises arms toward His face. Flanking Him are two tormenters, wearing hats, with scourges. One holds the rope that binds Christ's hands. Pilate (?), wearing hat, indicating Christ with right hand, sits and witensses scene. Scene in interior.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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