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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 36v

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Christ: Presentation, Journey to Jerusalem -- Maidservant, carrying basket in left hand, walks behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, carrying swaddled infant Christ Child, nimbed, and behind Joseph the Carpenter, with staff in right hand. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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