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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 197v [images not available for thi

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Miniature, column:
1) Catherine of Alexandria, nimbed, with left hand holding open book of pseudo-inscriptions, and with right hand on hilt of down-turned sword, standing before decorated drapery in grassy landscape.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Catherine of Alexandria: Scene, Torture -- Catherine of Alexandria, nimbed, kneeling, with joined hands raised, before spiked wheel engulfed in flames, behind her man, partly visible, laying on ground and another man with left hand grasping cloak of man mounted on horse, departing to right.

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