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Italy, Piedmont, ca. 1465-1470
M.57 fol. 74v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Two angels hold ends of cloth above dove of Holy Ghost, rayed, flanked below by Christ, partially draped, bleeding from wounds in hand and side, seated on throne, and God, seated on second throne (Trinity). With their extended hands they touch crown on head of Virgin Mary, kneeling between them, with joined hands raised.
Margins are decorated with floreate border.

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