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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1473
MS M.677 fol. 152r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, appearing amid rays of light, holds nude Christ Child, rayed-cross as nimbus, in arms. She is flanked above by rows of angels (seraphim?)and below by six angels, four with arms crossed, one playing lute or gittern and one playing portative organ. Seventh angel kneels before her.

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