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Italy, Florence, 1300-1332
M.795 fol. 200v

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Virgin Mary: Assumption -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, orant, is seated on arc within mandorla, flanked and held by two angels.
Scene within initial G decorated with floreate ornament on gold ground.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate ornament with heads or masks amid foliage, and with medallion enclosing monk, tonsured, kneeling, hands raised, looking up toward Mary.

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