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Germany, Augsburg, 1225-1249
MS M.275 fol. 1v

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Christ: Nativity -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, reclines on mattress and extends left hand to touch right hand of Christ Child, cross-nimbed, half nude, reclining in front of ox and ass. Joseph the Carpenter, in pointed hat and partially obscured by mattress, looks toward the Child.
Scene against gold background in painted frame.

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