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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 110r

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Christ: confounding Soldiers -- In garden, Christ, nimbed, followed by apostles, all nimbed, raises hand toward Judas, holding moneybag, and soldiers, fallen to ground. One soldier holds lantern. Others hold spears and halberds.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial I decorated with foliate ornament begins Passion according to John.

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