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France, Paris, ca. 1417
MS M.455 fol. 166v

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, cross-nimbed, showing wounds, right hand raised in blessing, sits on rainbow arc in sky and rests feet on globe. Below Him on ground kneel Virgin Mary and John Baptist, both nimbed, both with joined hands raised. Between them four nude Resurrected rise from graves. Two angels play trumpets in sky.
Scene on diapered background in gold frame.

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