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Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.316 fol. 12v

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Christ: Entombment -- Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus lower body of Christ, cross-nimbed, on shroud into sarcophagus. Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, touching shroud with left hand, stands in front of Holy Woman, nimbed, veiled, and Evangelist John, nimbed.
Scene takes place in landscape setting within decorated initial C.
Floreate border frames text.

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