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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 48r

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Scene, Liturgical: Baptism, anointing with Chrism --Priest, tonsured, holding chrismatory with left hand, with rod in right hand touches head of nude infant, ams spread, held by mother, veiled, over font. Man stands behind her.
Scene gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to papacy of Eusebius.

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