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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 13v

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Christ: Piet³l -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled with wimple, seated, holds on her lap body of Christ, supporting His head with her right hand and lifting His left arm with her left hand. He is wearing short loin cloth, and is bleeding from wounds.
Scene in landscape with hills in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal wearing hat.

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