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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 261v

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Rochus of Montpellier: displaying Leg Wound -- Angel, nimbed, holds ointment jar in left hand and indicates with right hand Rochus (Roche) of Montpellier, wearing pilgrim's hat, holding staff and gloves in right hand. With left hand, he raises garments, displaying leg wounds licked by dog.
Scene within landscape.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to Rochus of Montpellier.

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