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France, Paris, 1228-1234
MS M.153 fol. 24v

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Medallion 1:
1) Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, crossed-nimbus, sits on bench, showing wounds. He is flanked by two angels holding crown of thorns, spear, cross, and three nails.
Medallion 2:
2) Christ: Last Judgment -- Virgin Mary, veiled, and Apostle John, both nimbed and kneeling, raise hands toward and glance up at Christ in Medallion 1.
Scenes against gold backgrounds inside medallions set on diapered grounds within decorated frame.

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