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Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the 15th century
MS M.763 fol. 242r

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Fol. 241v
Der Renner: Scene, Six Acts of Mercy -- Man, wearing hat, holding spear in right hand, holds right arm of veiled woman, standing in arched doorway of house. At the side of the house, man, wearing fur-collared garment, places garment over head of beggar, wearing torn, ragged clothing, with crutch under left arm.

Fol. 242r
Der Renner: Scene, Six Acts of Mercy -- Veiled woman holds cup for man, wearing cap, sitting in bed with legs beneath covers; priest (?), wearing cap, holding cross in left hand, stands beside man with arms and legs in stocks; man, holding object in left hand, stands beside draped table with plates and food, at which sits man, wearing hat, holding knife in left hand; fossor, with spade raised both hands, digs grave, beside which is cross-inscribed bier or coffin.

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