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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 104r

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Virgin Mary: borne to Burial -- Four nimbed apostles carry cross-inscribed bier of Virgin Mary. At the head of the procession walks Evangelist John, nimbed, holding goblet in right hand and palm in left hand. Above in arc of heaven emanating rays are two angels (?). Gold background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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