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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 50v

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Christ: Temptation, 1st -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, with hands raised, stands before devil, as blond young man with horns, possibly kneeling on one knee, holding stone in right hand and with left hand gesturing toward four stones on ground. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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