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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 54r

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Christ: Miracle of Cana (?) -- Nimbed Apostles stand behind Christ, with crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing to stone cistern of water. Man standing behind the cistern pours water into it from pitcher held in both hands. On ground in front of the cistern is covered pitcher. Scene in room with cloth hangings, tile floor, and wooden roof. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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