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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 200v

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Miniature, column:
1) Agnes of Rome, nimbed, wearing draped headdress and ermine-trimmed garment, with lamb at her feet, both beside fenced pen. In background, silhouettes of figures against city buildings.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Agnes of Rome: Scene, Martyrdom -- Half figure of God, wearing miter, appearing in cloudy arc of heaven above Agnes of Rome, nimbed, wearing ermine-trimmed garment, with sword through her throat, kneeling in flames with joined hands raised.

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