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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1510
M.646 fol. 12v

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, rays as nimbus, wearing headdress, breast exposed, seated in pillow, in front of curtain, suckles nude Christ Child, rays as nimbus. Beside her is angel, seated on ground, holding portative organ in lap. Scene in room with open window, in whcih are thress angels, one oc which holds parment sheet, on which is pseudo-inscription.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including grapevines, inhapited by half-figures of angels. One plays rebec, second holds harp, and third holds lute.

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