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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 149r

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Christ: teaching -- Christ, crossed nimbus, gesturing with both hands, looks toward five (?) Pharisees, wearing hats, foremost with hands in sleeves. Four apostles, nimbed, two only nimbi visible, stand behind Christ. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including cornflower, thistle, strawberry, campanula, and daisy, and inhabited by hybrid wild man playing trumpet and hybrid dog biting leaf. Text is collect in 1st Vespers on 3rd Sunday after Pentecost.

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