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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 38r

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Christ: Ascension -- Christ disappears into clouds, showing lower part of garment and feet, above two groups. One is headed by Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holding book with strap in her right hand and left hand raised, and three nimbed apostles at left, the other with three apostles at right.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions.

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