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Spiegel van den leven ons Heren and other works
Netherlands, Brabant, ca. 1455
M.868 fol. 14v
Innocents: Massacre -- Herod, wearing crown, sits in throne beneath canopy. He raises left hand and holds scepter in right hand. At left are two soldiers, wearing armor. One holds sword above head and in left hands holds nude infant. Other soldier holds in left hand sword with which he transfixes nude infant. Swaddled infant is on ground.
In upper margin is inscription DAUID HERE WREKE DAT BLOET DIJNRE HEILIGEN DATTER GESTORT IS
In lower margin is inscription SALOMON EEN BOSE PRINS IS RECHT ALS EEN BRUUSCEDE LEWE ENDE ALS EEN HON GHERICH BEEYR
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