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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 108r

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Virgin Mary: Resurrection -- Nimbed apostles, including one with joined hands raised, and veiled woman (?), stand beside opened sarcophagus in which sits Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with her hands held by Christ, with crossed nimbus, partially draped in mantle, showing wounds (Man of Sorrows). Behind Christ is angel, holding lid of sarcophagus. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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