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Book of Hours
France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 92r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Within room-like space, Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneels with hands joined before God, nimbed, wearing tiara, raising right hand in blessing and holding globe on left knee with left hand. Seraphim are behind angel looking over wainscotting into room. (Crown not shown)
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament and inhabited by hybrid man, wearing armor, aiming bow and arrow.

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