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France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 235v

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Two angels, decorated nimbi, appearing in clouds and blowing trumpets, flank Christ, crossed nimbus with rays, showing wounds, partly draped, seated in mandorla of rays of light. He raises his right hand in blessing. His left hand is outstretched. His feet rest on tripartite globe.
Below, three Resurrected emerging from ground are flanked by veiled Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, hands raised, and John Baptist, decorated nimbus, wearing skins, with joined hands raised, kneeling.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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