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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.25 fol. 40v

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Before cloth of honor, Catherine of Alexandria, nimbed and crowned, holding sword with right hand, stands on man, wearing hat, possibly Maxentius. Broken (?) wheel is behind her.
Figures in vaulted room with windows and closed door. Grisaille miniature with gold and color details.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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