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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 141r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Merchant (?), wearing hat, gesturing with right hand, standing behind table with large book or ledger, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), one holding his left arm. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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