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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 106r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation, Virgin kneeling -- Amid clouds, angel, nimbed, places crown on head of Virgin Mary, with joined hands, kneeling before Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding with left hand cross surmounted globe, seated on throne with canopy. In background is another throne, behind which are angels.
Miniature in architectural frame flanked by two columns with foliate capitals. Bottom of frame inscribed CONVERTE NOS DEVS SALVTARIS NOSTER.

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