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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1475-1485
MS M.1077 fol. 110v

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Christ: Presentation -- Joseph the Carpenter, holding candle, and woman wearing headdress, stand next to Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, holding nude Christ Child at round altar. On opposite side of the altar stands Simeon, wearing hood, extending draped hands over the altar. Another man, wearing hat stands to right of Simeon.
Scene before cloth of honor below arch supported by two columns.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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