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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 120r

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Two candles in candlesticks flank Christ, cross-nimbed, seated on bench. He raises His right hand and holds an open book on His left leg. Scene with gold background, within initial D decorated with dragon stem.
Outside the initial in left margin, female donor, wearing berbette, kneels with her joined hands raised toward Him in the initial.
Line endings of abstract penwork.

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