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France, Brittany, ca. 1465
MS M.84 fol. 78v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneels with joined hands raised before Christ, nimbed, crowned, with right hand raised in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, seated on cushion on draped bench with His feet on another cushion. A nimbed angel places crown on Virgin Mary and three nimbed angels (?) stand behind her, including one holding her train. Scene in room with vaulted ceiling and canopy.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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