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Netherlands, Utrecht, 1500-1510
MS M.166 fol. 101v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, with rays as nimbus, kneeling with joined hands raised, is crowned by Christ, with rays as nimbus, with right hand raised in blessing, and by God, wearing imperial (?) crown, holding cross-surmounted orb in left hand, both seated on bench or throne. Above are three angels kneeling with joined hands raised, all in rainbow mandorla.
Margins with lace-like narrow frame enclosing border of daisies and vinescroll.

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