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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 172v

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Manasseh, King of Judah: Burial -- Three tonsured priests stand behind lectern beside bier with cross-inscribed drapery, surrounded by three lit candles. At right stand two hooded mourners. Scene in room with tiled floor and wooded ceiling.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 21:18.

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