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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 115r

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Scene, Liturgical: Extreme Unction -- Man, wearing nightcap, lays in bed beneath covers with his hands on book (?), held by tonsured priest, wearing vestments, standing beside the bed with two other tonsured priests, including one holding open book with pseudo-inscription. On the bed is a paten (?) containing communion wafers (?). Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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