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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1510
M.646 fol. 97r

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Francis of Assisi: receiving Stigmata -- Francis of Assisi, nimbed, tonsured, wearing Franciscan habit, kneels on right knee and raises both hands toward Christ, cross-nimbed, as seraph, nailed to cross in sky. Red rays extend from wounds of Christ to wounds in hands and feet of Francis. In background, is Franciscan monk. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Rochus of Montpellier: Scene, displaying Leg Wound -- Rochus of Montpellier, wearing hat, purse around shoulder, holds staff in left hand. At left is angel, raising right forefinger to indicate wound in Rochus's leg. At right is dog, with round object in mouth. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.

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