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Miniatures of the life of Christ (MS M.44). France, perhaps Corbie, ca. 1175.
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Description of MS M.44 fol. 7v

Christ: Betrayal and Arrest, and Apostle, Peter: cutting off Ear of Malchus -- Judas, nimbed, embraces Christ, cross-nimbed, extending His right hand toward Peter, nimbed, with sword in right hand cutting off ear of Malchus partly kneeling.
Eight soldiers, in mail, armed with four spears, lantern and sword, flank the Christ; one grasps His shoulder.
Scene against gold background, within decorated frame.


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