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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1460
MS M.282 fol. 88v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation, Virgin kneeling -- Angel, as half figure above cloud, holds in both hands crown above head of Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling with joined hands raised before God, nimbed, barefoot, wearing triple-crown papal tiara, seated on canopied throne with right hand raised in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand on left knee.
Margins with floreate and scroll ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal with knotted neck in left margin; and in lower margin, knight, wearing helmet and holding whirligig, seated astride winged fantastic animal.

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