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Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1440
MS M.19 fol. 58v

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Christ: Presentation -- Simeon, wearing cardinal's hat (?), extends draped hands across draped altar toward nude Christ Child, cross-nimbed, held in draped hands of Virgin Mary, nimbed. Beside altar stand Prophetess Anna, nimbed, holding lighted candle in right hand and basket with doves in left hand, and Joseph the Carpenter, holding dove in both hands.
Margins decorated with ivy-rinceaux floreate ornament.

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