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Book of Hours
France, Angers or Tours, ca. 1460
MS M.199 fol. 146v

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Christ: before Pilate -- Pilate, wearing hat, holding rod with left hand, sits on draped canopied throne inscribed with two headed eagle. Before him, Christ, no nimbus, stands with hands bound in front of Him, flanked by man and by soldier, each holding one of His arms. Behind them are group of soldiers and men, two holding staffs with banners inscribed with two headed eagle, and one holding halberd.
Scene in vaulted room with windows.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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