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La vérité à la place des ombres
France, Paris, 1679
MS M.21 fol. 210r

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At the top, ribbons and a garland of flowers, drawing butterflies, dragonflies, and other insects, frame a verse, the motto, and a medallion, enclosing the Burning Bush. Below the medallion there is a flaming brazier, flanked by vases of flowers which include tulips and daffodils. Additional verses appear on a plaque below. Golden three bar frame.

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