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France, perhaps Paris, between 1500 and 1510
MS M.89 fol. 36r

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Christ: Nativity -- Joseph the Carpenter and Virgin Mary, veiled, both nimbed, kneel with joined hands raised beside nude infant Christ Child, emanating rays, laying on cloth on mound. Scene in shed with ox and ass.
Floreate margins inhabited by two fantastic animals, each with second face on body.

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