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Germany, Nuremberg, 1507-1510
MS M.905 II, fol. 91r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation, and Trinity -- God and Christ, identical figures, both nimbed, wearing papal tiaras, seated beneath canopy, with left hands holding cross-surmounted globes, raise right hands in blessing toward Virgin Mary, kneeling with joined hands raised, on clouds of heaven, and being crowned by angel. Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, hovers above crown (Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove ?). Scene within decorated initial G.
In lower margin, monkey, wearing cape, sits playing bagpipe, amid foliate ornament.

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