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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 61v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling on cushion with joined hands raised, is crowned by flanking figures of Christ, nimbed, partially draped, showing wounds (Man of Sorrows), and God, nimbed, wearing triple tiara, both seated and holding globes. Behind them is a wall with carved figures, and above the wall are angels, including three nimbed, one with joined hands raised.
Scene within architectural frame.

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