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Book of Hours
France, Lyon, ca. 1485
MS M.83 fol. 74v

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Christ: Presentation -- Prophetess Anna (?), holding basket with doves, stands behind Virgin Mary, veiled, with joined hands raised, standing before altar. Opposite her stands Simeon of Jerusalem, wearing vestments, holding nude infant Christ Child. Joseph the Carpenter and another man stand behind. Scene in interior, with canopy over altar. Miniature enclosed in architectural frame with two standing figures of prophets (?). Bottom of frame inscribed DEVS I[N] ADIVTORIV[M] MEV[M] I[NTENDE].

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