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France, possibly Paris or Angers, ca. 1435
MS M.241 fol. 96v

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Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Virgin Mary, decorated and rayed nimbus, veiled, holding swaddled Christ Child, decorated nimbus, on lap, rides sideways on ass led by Joseph the Carpenter, wearing hat, holding reins with right hand and carrying draped staff over left shoulder. Starred sky.
Floreate border.

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