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Germany, second half 13th century
MS M.284 fol. 7r

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Christ: Deposition -- Christ, cross-nimbed, with His right arm detached and held by Virgin Mary, nimbed, cross inscribed on veil, is taken from cross by
Joseph of Arimathea, supporting His body, and attendant on ladder removing nail from His left hand with pincers; at base of cross, Evangelist John, nimbed, kneels, kissing Christ's feet.

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