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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 36r

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Christ: Presentation -- Within initial G, Christ Child, His body partially draped, is on draped altar, His right hand held by Virgin Mary, veiled. Another veiled figure stands next to her; a third figure (Simeon) stands on other side of the altar, possibly holding Christ Child.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament and bunches of twigs.

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