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France, Angers or Nantes, ca. 1440
M.63 fol. 48r

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Christ: Presentation -- Woman and Joseph the Carpenter stand behind Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled. She kneels with joined hands raised. At right, Simeon, wearing hat, holds nude Christ Child in draped hands. Scene in vaulted room.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including strawberries and flowers in pot.

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