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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 258r

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Nicholas of Myra: Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, holds crozier in left hand and raises right hand in blessing toward three youths in barrel. First youth extends right arm.
Scene within room.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial U decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to Nicholas of Myra.

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