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Royal 1 D I ff. 4v- 5 Crucifixion, Virgin, and Martin and Days of Creation
Crucifixion, Virgin, and Martin and Days of Creation
Description: Miniature divided in four compartments, of the Coronation of the Virgin, the Crucifixion flanked by two Cherubims, the Virgin and Child flanked by Peter and Paul, and Martin and the beggar with a kneeling cleric in a blue habit, in the lower margin.
Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) of the Days of Creation and scenes from an Adam and Eve cycle: the Temptation, Expulsion from Paradise and Labours of Adam and Eve, with the Crucifixion in the lower register, at the beginning of Genesis. Full border with hunting scenes, an animal parody of a bishop and cleric, birds and hybrids. 
Origin: England 


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