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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 19v

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, sits on cushion on ground and with right hand holds her breast to suckle Christ Child, nimbed, seated on her lap. Above is arc of Heaven. Background with geometric pattern.
Margins with foliate ornament, including strawberries. Around miniature and textblock is border with fleur-de-lys.

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