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France, possibly Paris or Angers, ca. 1435
MS M.241 fol. 108v

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Christ: Entombment -- Joseph of Arimethea, with purse at waist, and Nicodemus, both wearing hats, lower body of Christ, rays as nimbus, covered with wounds, onto shroud covering sarcophagus. Behind sarcophagus are Virgin Mary, rayed nimbus, veiled, bending toward Him, and Evangelist John, rayed nimbus, with joined hands raised.
Floreate border.

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