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Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 104v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand (?), holding cross surmounted globe with left hand is seated on canopied throne on platform. Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands, kneels before him. Standing behind her, angel, holding crown with right hand, extends left hand toward Virgin Mary. Scene is in room with vaulted ceiling and decorated wall.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with painted details.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille.

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