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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 13r

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Christ: in Gethsemane -- Christ, cross-nimbed, kneels with joined hands raised toward clouds. He is flanked by eight nimbed apostles, all seated, sleeping. In landscape with trees.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by rabbit and running dog in the lower margin.

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