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Yates Thompson 32 f. 2 Stephen of Burgundy
Stephen of Burgundy
Description: Miniature of Stephen, the second legendary king of Burgundy, setting out on a pilgrimage to Victor of Marseilles, with Andrew's cross carried before him. In the background on the left, Trophimus, the first king of Burgundy, is baptised by Maximus with his wife, as Mary Magdalene watches. In the background on the right, Mary Magdalene intercedes for the king and queen who are depicted as rising from their graves. With a scatter border of flowers, acanthus, and a peacock. 
Origin: Netherlands, S. (Bruges) 


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