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Italy, Florence, between 1490 and 1499
MS M.14 fol. 57r

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Christ: Presentation -- Historiated initial D enclosing seven nimbed figures, including Virgin Mary and Simeon (?), surrounding nude Christ Child, nimbed, standing on altar supported by Simeon (?).
In margins is foliate ornament, and at top two cherubs, supporting medallion inscribed XPS.

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