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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 406r

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Christ: Presentation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, holds Christ child, cross-nimbed, arms extended toward Simeon, nimbed, draped hand extended toward the child. Behind the Virgin stands female figure, nimbed, possibly prophetess Anna, right hand holding basket.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), dargon faces hybrid man with sword and shield.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds and hybrid dragon.

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