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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 106v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation, Virgin kneeling -- From behind wall, half-figure of angel holds crown in both hands above Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling with joined hands raised. At right is Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing triple-crown tiara, seated in throne, raising right hand in gesture of blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. Scene above clouds.
In margin is floreate border, inhabited by bird and moth.

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