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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 41v

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Christ: among Doctors -- Christ Child, with crossed nimbus, as young boy, gesturing, stands flanked by Virgin Mary, nimbed, and Joseph the Carpenter, wearing cap, with purse at waist, both gesturing. Behind them stand four doctors, including three wearing pointed hats. Scene inside temple, with cloth wall hanging and leaded-glass windows. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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