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Book of Hours
Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.251 fol. 15v

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Christ: before Pilate -- Enclosed in initial D, Christ, crossed nimbus, hands covered with sleeves bound in front of Him, is flanked by two soldiers, each grasping one of His arms. Two (?) soldiers stand behind them. They face Pilate, wearing pointed hat with fur brim, raising right hand, holding scepter with left hand, sitting on bench.
Scene in room with vaulted ceiling and windows.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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