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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 130r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Abbot, wearing Benedictine habit, holding crozier in left hand, stands flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each holding one of his hands. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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