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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 176r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of nude youth emerging from foliage, indicating with right hand object, possibly fruit, held with left hand; nude youth, playing triangle astride fantastic bird. (Scene, Burlesque: Riding)
Text is from prayer to Virgin Mary.

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