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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 98r

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Bishop, wearing miter and chasuble, raising right hand in blessing, holding jar (?) with left hand, stands at foot of draped bier on which reclines body of Louis III, crowned, hands crossed on breast.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text about death of Louis III, and of the kings who followed.

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