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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 193r

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Miniature, column:
1) Christ, rays as nimbus, seated beside God, wearing triple-crowned papal tiara, on throne on stepped base, both emitting rays. In foreground, group of Confessors, nimbed, many tonsured; the foremost three orant.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Scene, Occupational: Pastoral -- Shepherd, wearing hood, playing bagpipe, seated beside bowl and spoon and beneath sheepcote; two sheep on grassy mound.

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