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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 81r

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Justina of Nicomedia: Scene, warding off Devil -- Angel, nimbed, stands behind and with right hand on right shoulder of Justina of Nicomedia, nimbed, veiled, holding aspergil in right hand and book with two clasps in left hand, facing winged Devil, fleeing to right, turning to look over right shoulder at Justina. Background with gold scroll designs.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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