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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 103r

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Virgin Mary: Soul held by Christ -- Nimbed apostles, including two with joined hands raised, are below arc of heaven in which are Christ, nimbed, emanating rays, holding personification of Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, as young girl (?), in His arms. They are flanked by four angels, including one playing harp and another playing viol. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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