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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol.199r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Apocalyptic Woman -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, half-figure, appearing amid aureole of light, holds Christ Child, rayed nimbus, nude, in right arm and apple in left hand, also grasped by Christ Child. Figures appear within crescent moon.
Miniature begins prayer Ave sanctissima maria mater dei.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with flowers and inhabited by caterpillar.

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