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Belgium, 1440-1449
MS M.82 fol. 62v

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated on bed, holds in her lap nude infant Christ Child, nimbed, blessing eldest magus, kneeling on ground beside his crown. Beside him stand other two magi, both crowned, holding vessels, and gesturing. Scene in landscape with hills, shed, and sky with stars.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, inhabited by two birds.

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