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Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.251 fol. 19r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- In initial D, Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing short diaphanous loincloth is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus INRI. He is flanked by Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, her hands crossed on her breast, and by Holy Woman, nimbed, left hand extended toward cross.
Left and lower margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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