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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 158v

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Christ: Last Judgment, Fifteen Signs (Fifteenth Sign) -- Nude man and nude woman, both with joined hands raised, each emerge from graves. In background is corpse (skeleton), laying on ground beside body wrapped in shroud. In sky are sun, moon, and stars. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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