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

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Christ: anointed by Woman -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, sits behind draped table with bowls and goblet. Mary of Bethany, nimbed, annoints the head of Christ with ointment in jar held in right hand. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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