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France, Normandy, between 1400 and 1410
MS M.537 fol. 15r

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Adam and Eve: blessed by God -- Christ-Logos, crossed nimbus, is flanked by Adam and Eve, both nude, holding their right hands with His hands. All are flanked by birds and animals including eagle, lion, deer (stag), monkey. Birds are in trees bearing fruit. All are in garden surrounded by crenellated wall with towers; stream with fish is in foreground. Above are sun, moon and stars.
Margins decorated with foliate rinceaux.

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