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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 453v

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Christ: noli me tangere, and Christ: anointed by Woman -- Mary Magdalen, nimbed, veiled, kneels on ground with ointment jar in left hand, anointing right foot of Christ, beardless (?), cross-nimbed, bleeding from wounds, holding cross-staff in left hand.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), dog runs toward cock.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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