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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 146r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Man, possibly tonsured cleric, wearing long robe, with right hand on his breast, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each holding one of his arms. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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