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Northeastern France, between 1425 and 1450
MS M.971 fol. 76r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, and mantle, showing wounds, is seated on arc with feet on tripartite globe. Before Him, nude man and nude woman, raising right hand, emerge from graves.
Diaper background.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux and floreate ornament inhabited by nude woman, straddling vine, aiming bow, held with right hand, and arrow.

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