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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 67r

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Virgin Mary: Infancy, Instruction -- Virgin Mary, as young girl, nimbed, crowned, holding book in right hand, stands and extends left hand to Anna, nimbed, wearing wimpled veil, holding wrist of Virgin Mary with right hand and book with two clasps in left hand. Figures in landscape with diapered background.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament. In right margin encircling flowers is scroll inscribed AULTRE NE VEUL MES.

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