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Vita Christi (Life of Christ)
France, perhaps Corbie, ca. 1175
MS M.44 fol. 5v

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Christ: Temptation -- Bestial horned devil drops six stones before Christ, cross-nimbed, raising His right forefinger toward the devil. He holds book under His left arm. Above to right, half figure of nimbed angel swinging censer. Tree in center.
Scene against gold background, within decorated frame.

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