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Vita Christi (Life of Christ)
France, perhaps Corbie, ca. 1175
MS M.44 fol. 16r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, kneels (?) with joined hands raised toward Christ, nimbed, crowned, with book in His left hand, seated on cushioned bench, placing crown on head of Virgin Mary. Both are in mandorla, supported by four angels, one nimbed, all as half figures.
Scene against gold background, within decorated frame.

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