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France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 162r

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Christ: Bewailing (Christ not present) -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, kneels with clasped hands raised. Beside her is Evangelist John, nimbed, kneeling, holding draped left hand to his face. They are in front of cross, in landscape setting.
Scene within architectural frame, decorated with garlands and putto. At bottom is escutcheon, within which is initial F.

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