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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 147r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Monk, tonsured, wearing Carthusian habit and scapular, standing with joined hands raised, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), one holding his right arm. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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