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France, Paris, 1375-1400
MS M.229 fol. 182r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, cecorated nimbus, wearing crown of thorns and short loin cloth, is affixed with four nails to cross with titulus INRI. At left is Evangelist John, looking toward Christ and raising right hand, and Holy Woman, veiled, hands crossed on breast. At right are Holy Woman, with hands crossed at breast, and Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, veiled, hands crossed on breast.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament on rectilinear bars.

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