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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 145r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Goldsmith, with right hand raised, turns to look toward corpse (skeleton), grasping his left arm to lead him away. Scene in room with furnace, bellows, table with pincers, pieces of gold, and cross-surmounted ciborium, and tile floor. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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