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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 10v

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Amid rays, half figure of Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, holds Christ Child, cross-nimbed, nude, with her right arm across His waist and her left hand underneath Him. Above her head is crown held by two angels.
Initial O is inhabited by hybrid man with human head and animal feet.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament.

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