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Book of Hours
France, Brittany, ca. 1465
MS M.84 fol. 109r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, sits on chair with feet on cushion and nurses nude infant Christ Child, with crossed nimbus, held in her arms. Besider the chair stands Joseph the Carpenter (?), with right hand touching foot of the Christ Child and holding apple (?) in left hand.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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