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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 106r

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Virgin Mary: borne to Burial -- Nimbed apostles, including Peter, tonsured, carry cross-inscribed bier. Beside the bier walks Prince of Priests, with his hands crossed on his breast. Above are angels in arc of heaven. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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