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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 148r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Monk or Hermit, wearing brown habit and scapular, holding rosary in left hand, walks beside corpse (skeleton), who holds his right wrist. Scene in landscape with trees, rock, and sky. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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