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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.52 fol. 587r

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Scene, Liturgical: Burial -- Three men lower casket (not visible) into grave. Fourth man, holding bannered cross-staff with image of the Virgin Mary and Christ Child. They stand beside two clerics, tonsured. To right, mourners, including youth, all wearing black cloaks, and two men look on. In background are buildings of city.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with budding and full flowers, including daisy, flower, viola, pea, and pink.

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