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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 105r

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Virgin Mary: Prince of Priests, Hand cleaving to Bier -- Nimbed apostles, including one with joined hands raised, walk behind cross-inscribed bier carried by two more nimbed apostles, including Peter, tonsured. Beside the bier stands Prince of Priests, with his left hand severed at the wrist and cleaving to the side of the bier. Above in arc of heaven are angels (?). Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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