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Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 69v

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, seated before Cloth of Honor (?), holds in her lap nude Christ Child, nimbed, with arms extended toward vessel held by kneeling magus. Behind the magus stand the other two magi, both crowned and holding cross-surmounted vessels. Miniature framed by columns.
Margins with foliate ornament, including strawberries.

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