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Book of Hours
Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.251 fol. 110v

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Christ: Presentation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, holds nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus, over draped altar. Simeon of Jerusalem, wearing miter, stands on other side of the altar extending draped hands. He is flanked by two men wearing hats. Behind Mary is woman wearing turban style of headdress.
Scene in vaulted church with windows and tile floor.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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