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Book of Hours
Italy, probably Milan, ca. 1470
MS M.454 fol. 83r

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Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Angel, seated on top of elaborate tomb above open side, raises left hand; on ground, of three Holy Women, nimbed, looking up toward the angel, two are veiled, one raising both hands and one, holding left hand before face, has hair down to the hem of her robe.
Scene in area enclosed by low fence in landscape with stream, trees and hills in background
Margins decorated with border of vinescroll and floreate ornament.

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