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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 136r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Man, wearing hat, holding gold baton (?) in left hand, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), including one holding his right hand and the other gesturing the man forward. Sky in background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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