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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 35v

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, sits and holds in her lap nude Christ Child, with crossed nimbus, extending hands to gold casket held in both hands of kneeling magus. Beside the magus are other two magi, one with his right hand on his crown. Arc of Heaven (?) at top right. Diapered background. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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