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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1515
MS M.286 fol. 96v

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1) Francis of Assisi: receiving Stigmata -- Francis, nimbed and tonsured, stands orant, looking toward red angel, nimbed, from which rays descend to hands, and toward feet, of Francis.
Scene in landscape with building.
2) Youthful Virgin Mary, nimbed, indicates with right hand and looks toward open book. Anna, nimbed and veiled, right arm behind left arm of Mary, left hand near the book, is seated, looking toward Mary.
Figures all wear garments in grisaille.

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