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France, Angers or Tours, ca. 1460
MS M.199 fol. 253v

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Christ: Last Judgment -- In mandorla of rays, Christ, cross nimbed, partially draped in mantle and raising right hand, is seated on arc, His feet resting on tripartite globe. He is flanked above by two angels playing long trumpets; He is flanked below by Virgin Mary, nimbed, hands crossed on breast, and by John Baptist, nimbed, orant. Below, two men and one woman (?) emerge from graves, two raising right hands.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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