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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 17r

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Scene, Liturgical: Baptism -- Nude man, with joined hands raised, stands in font and is flanked by two tonsured clerics, including one holding bowl in right hand and pouring water on the man's head, and the other holding book with two clasps in left arm. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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