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Austria, Salzburg, ca. 1050
MS G.44 fol. 80r

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Christ: Last Supper -- Behind draped table spread with knife, fish in vessel, two pretzel-like bread pieces, and cup, eleven nimbed apostles, including three with hands raised, flank Christ, cross-nimbed, with right hand extending sop to mouth of Judas with right hand raised to the cup, seated on cushioned bench in front of the table.
Scene against gold background, within frame decorated with foliate ornament.
Illustration for Gospel reading for Maundy Thursday.

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