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Book of Hours
Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 99v

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Christ: noli me tangere -- Christ, right hand holding cross-staff, stands before Mary Magdalen, veiled, kneeling, with arms raised.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block and scroll inscribed CHASTE VIE LOVE.
Scene in garden setting with landscape featuring mountain and castle in distance, all within gold frame.

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