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Disrobing of Christ from BL Stowe 17, f. 89

Disrobing of Christ from BL Stowe 17, f. 89

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Historiated initial of the disrobing of Christ, with an initial of two men wrestling, and marginal figures of prophets with scrolls, and in the margins, a monkey pouring water on a man spearing a boar, and a rabbit and a bird. Image taken from f. 89 of Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht ('The Maastricht Hours'). Written in Latin, with a calendar and final prayers in French.
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1300 - 1350
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British Library
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