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Netherlands, Utrecht, 1500-1510
MS M.166 fol. 13v

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, with rays as nimbus, wearing veil and fillet, beneath canopy, with right hand holds partially draped Christ Child, with rays as nimbus, seated on cushion, suckling from the Virgin's bare right breast. In background is distant landscape with trees, buildings, and figures.
Margins with triple border of vinescroll, lace-like patterns, and flowers, including roses and violas.

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