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France, Paris, ca. 1417
MS M.455 fol. 78r

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Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Joseph the Carpenter, left hand holding walking stick, right hand holding bridle, leads ass on which sits Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, riding side-saddle, holding Christ Child, cross-nimbed, in swaddling clothes.
Scene in landscape setting with trees and sky filled with stars within gold frame.

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