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Belgium, Bruges, between 1500 and 1526
M.363 fol. 84v

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Christ: Presentation -- Man, with left hand raised, stands behind Virgin Mary, rays as nimbus, veiled, extending right hand over draped altar toward nude Christ Child, rays as nimbus, held by Simeon, nimbed. Scene in room with canopy and window.
In illusionistic border are moths, flies, snails, strawberries, and flowers, including roses.

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