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Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 69r

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Virgin Mary: Assumption -- Virgin Mary, nimbed (?), veiled, is raised in sky by eight angels. On ground below, fourteen men kneel, looking up.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold text block and scroll inscribed CHASTE VIE LOVE.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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