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Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
MS G.16 fol. 227r

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Virgin Mary: Assumption -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, hands crossed, reclines on draped bed, flanked by 12 apostles, one grasping drape at her head and another grasping her foot. Peter, nimbed, holding book stands next to the bed.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament; gold escutcheon in lower margin. Pen-flourished initials.
Beginning of Introit for Mass on feast of Assumption of Virgin Mary.

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