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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, 1470-1480
MS M.137 fol. 128r

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Virgin Mary, nimbed, is seated on throne with architectural canopy, with her feet on cushion, holding nude Christ Child, nimbed, on her lap with left hand. He reaches with left hand toward object in right hand of Virgin Mary, and looks back over His right shoulder toward angel holding covered gold container. Virgin Mary looks toward woman wearing headdress, with joined hands, kneeling at right, looking up toward Virgin Mary.
Scene in room with windows, decorated wall and tile floor.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including grapevine.

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