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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 174v

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Eve: Creation -- Eve, nude, with joined hands raised, emerges from side of Adam, nude, with eyes closed, reclining on ground with head resting on right hand. Christ-Logos, with crossed rays as nimbus, raises right hand in blessing to Adam and Eve. In background are trees, birds, and lion.
Margins with foliate ornament.

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