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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 70r

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Left column:
Christ: among Doctors -- Christ Child, crossed nimbus, raising right hand, is seated on bench looking toward busts of four men, three wearing hats, and three raising right hands. At right Joseph the Carpenter, wearing hat, raising both hands, and Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, raising right hand, look on.
Caption, SEXTUM GAUDIUM BEATE UIRGINIS, is inscribed above scene.
Right column:
Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, crowned, with joined hands raised, is seated on cushioned throne (?) next to Christ, crowned, extending right hand to her crown, and holding foliate scepter with left hand.
Caption, SEPTIMUM GAUDIU(M) BEATE UIRGINIS, is inscribed above scene.

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