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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 68v

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Christ: Miracle of healing Demoniac Child -- Nimbed Apostles, including James Major, wearing pilgrim's scrip with strap across his breast, stand behind Christ, with crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing toward demoniac child, kneeling with joined hands raised. Standing behind the child are the father, wearing hat, with his left hand on the boy's shoulder; and three other men, including one wearing hat. Scene in landscape with trees, hills, and sky. Scene in left medallion in margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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