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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 78v

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Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holding swaddled nimbed Christ Child, is seated sideways on horse. Behind the horse walks Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, carrying bundle on rod over his right shoulder. Miniature framed by columns.
Margins with foliate ornament.

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