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Book of Hours
Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 129v

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Legend, Three Living and Dead -- Three skeletons, one wearing drape, stand before three men on horseback. Cross stands between them.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block with skull and scroll inscribed CHASTE VIE LOVE.
Scene in landscape setting with city wall, church, and houses in background, all within gold frame.

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