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France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 85r

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Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holding swaddled Christ Child, nimbed, rides sideways on ass. Alongside walks Joseph the Carpenter, carrying stick with bag over shoulder.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament.

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