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Book of Hours
Belgium, possibly Tournai, end of the 14th century
MS M.314 fol. 93v

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Christ: Presentation -- Prophetess Anna, nimbed, holding basket in right hand and candle in left hand, stands behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling before draped altar, above which Simeon, with draped hands, holds nude Christ Child, who extends left arm.
Scene against gold background, within architectural frame.
Margins decorated with ornament of gold leaves.

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