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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 157v

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Christ: questioned about Commandment -- Two men stand behind Christ, crossed nimbus, raising left hand, looking toward two men wearing hats, the foremost gesturing with both hands. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including thistle, cornflower, grapes, viola and rose, and inhabited by wildman and fantastic animal playing bagpipe, also part of body (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument). Text is collect for 1st Vespers on 17th Sunday after Pentecost.

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