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

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Monk, tonsured, wearing Servite (?) habit, gesturing, stands beside corpse (skeleton), with its right hand on the monk's breast. Diapered background. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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