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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 475r

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Virgin Mary: Assumption -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, rises in mandorla of clouds, supported by six angels emerging from clouds. Above the Virgin, Christ, cross-nimbed, possibly beardless, flies in, right hand held in blessing.
Scene against patterned background in decorated frame.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), two dragons.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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