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Book of Hours
Netherlands, ca. 1485-1495
MS S.4 fol. 119v

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Trinity: God, Man of Sorrows and Dove -- God, nimbed, wearing papal tiara (?), seated on throne with cross-nimbed dove of Holy Ghost on his shoulder, supports body of Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing crown of thorns and short loin cloth, bleeding from wounds, with eyes closed (Man of Sorrows). Throne framed by clouds of heaven.
Margins with foliate and vinescroll ornament, inhabited by lion.

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