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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 107v

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Virgin Mary: Soul held by Christ -- Nimbed apostles, some with joined hands raised, surround sarcophagus. Above, in arc of heaven ringed by seraphim, Christ, with crossed nimbus, emanating rays, holds personification of soul of Virgin Mary, nimbed, as infant. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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