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France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 118v

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments including gloves, holds crozier with left hand and extends right hand in blessing toward three youths, nude, in barrel, two with joined hands.
Scene in room decorated with architectural ornament.
Mary Magdalen: Scene, Soul borne to Heaven -- Mary Magdalen, with joined hands, her body clothed with her hair, is held aloft by six angels.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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