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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 96v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, with joined hands raised, sits on bench beside God, nimbed, wearing triple crowned tiara, with right hand raised in gesture of blessing and holding in left hand cross surmounted globe. Rays descend from sky.
Scene within architectural frame, decorated with garland. At bottom is escutcheon, within which is initial V.

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