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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1420
M.374 fol. 20v

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Magi: Adoration -- Within initial E, Virgin Mary, nimbed, is seated, holding on her lap, nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus. He extends right hand toward kneeling Magus, and left hand to open box held by the Magus. Two other Magi, crowned, stand behind them, each holding covered vessel. Figures are under thatch roof of open shed.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux, some emerging from ends of vertical bar in left margin.

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