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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 120r

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Scene, Liturgical: Funeral Procession -- Five men (pallbearers), including one possibly tonsured and another using crutch and wearing hat, carry draped, cross-inscribed bier. Before the bier walk three tonsured priests, including one carrying processional cross. Scene in landscape with trees and sky. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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