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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 132v

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Man, possibly tonsured cleric, wearing robe with ermine bib, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each grasping one of his arms. Sky with stars in background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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