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France, Paris, 1485-1500
MS M.195 fol. 179r

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Christ: noli me tangere -- Christ, rays as cross nimbus, holding bannered cross staff with right hand, extends left hand with wound toward Mary Magdalene, nimbed and veiled, kneeling and holding ointment jar with right hand.
Scene in landscape with tree and bushes, all surrounded by wattle fence.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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