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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 122r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Four tonsured monks, including one holding open book with pseudo-inscription, possibly musical notation, stand beside draped, cross-inscribed bier, around which are six lighted candles on candlesticks. Scene in room with stone wall, tile floor, and leaded-glass windows. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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