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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 2r

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary and Elizabeth, each nimbed and veiled, hold books in their draped hands and place their arms on each other's shoulders; they stand in nearly frontal position, between two trees.
Scene with gold background, within decorated frame. Scene caption in French above, CI COM NOSTRE DAME ET SEI(N)TE YSABEL SE(N)TREUOIENT.

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