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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 257v

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing miter, raising right hand in blessing, holding crozier with left hand, and wearing cope, stands next to barrel in which are three nude youths, one with joined hands, one extending right hand to Nicholas, all three looking up at him.
Margins decorated with bands of floreate ornament, including cornflower and inhabited by fantastic animal and dog, mouse or rat turning as if to bite tail.

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