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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 140v

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Alexian brother (?), wearing short habit inscribed (?) with dagger on breast, stands flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each holding one of his arms. Sky in background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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