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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 118r

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Personification, Virtue: Justice -- Justice, wearing ermine-lined mantle, with balance scales tucked in her belt, with arms extended and holding two swords, by the hilt in right hand and by the blade in left hand, stands on cushion. Above her is label inscribed IUSTICE. At right and extending into margin is scroll inscribed ET DIMITTE NOBIS DEBITA NOSTRA. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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