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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 90r

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Christ: anointed by Woman -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, flanked by Lazarus (?), nimbed, and apostles, sits behind draped table. Martha or Mary of Bethany, nimbed, stands on opposite side of table holding bowl in both hands (scene precedes annointing). Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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