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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 24r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated on thone with canopy, left breast exposed, suckles Christ Child, nimbed. They are flanked by angels who hold aside curtains.
Figures in room and within frame supported by three lions in a landscape setting. The bottom of frame is inscribed ORATIO BEATE MARIE UIRGINIS

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