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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 24r

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Virgin Mary: Presentation -- Joachim, wearing hat, and Anna, wearing wimpled veil, stand behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, holding bag (?) in right hand, and with left hand extended to left hand of High Priest, wearing hat, with purse at waist, standing before draped altar and cloth hanging, all inside temple. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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