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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1470
MS M.169 fol. 129r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Virgin Mary, with scalloped nimbus, sits on bench beneath canopy with feet on tasseled cushion and holds globe in left hand and in right arm Christ Child, nimbed, turning and extending arms toward angel (?), playing harp. Scene in room with arched leaded-glass windowns, brocade cloth, and tiled floor.
Margins with vinescroll, ivy-rinceaux, and floreate ornament.

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