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Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
MS G.16 fol. 194r

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Christ: Presentation -- Nimbed figure stands behind Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled. Mary stands before draped altar, extending hands toward Christ Child, crossed nimbus, looking and extending His hands toward her. He is held by both hands of Simeon, nimbed, standing behind the altar.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament; gold escutcheon in lower margin. Pen-flourished initials.
Beginning of Introit for Mass on feast of Purification of Virgin Mary.

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