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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 179r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, cross-nimbed, baring wounds, sits on arc flanked by kneeling figures of Virgin Mary, veiled, and John Baptist, wearing mantle of skins, both nimbed and with hands raised (Deesis).
Scene against gold background within foliate initial D.
In right margin, two birds.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), two kneeling angels support heraldic shield decorated with wound in side, bannered lance, column, tunic, and three nails (Instruments of Passion).

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