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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 159r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, partially draped in mantle, showing wounds, with both hands raised, sits on arc with feet on globe. Flanking him are two angels, each playing horns, and Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated with joined hands raised, and John Baptist, nimbed, wearing garment of skins, kneeling with joined hands raised. Below, three figures emerge from graves, including one still sewn in shroud, nude woman, and nude man, both with joined hands raised. In background is sky with stars Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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