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France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 66r

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, sits and holds in her lap nude infant Christ Child, with crossed nimbus, extending hands to vessel held in left hand of kneeling magus. The magus holds his crown in his right hand. Behind him stand other two magi, both crowned, holding vessels. Diaper background, with star at top left corner.

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