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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 125v

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Patriarch, wearing miter and vestments, holding in right hand processional cross with double arms terminating in knobs or finials, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), including one gesturing the patriarch forward and the other holding the patriarch's left wrist. Scene in landscape with sky. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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