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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 172r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Two persons of Trinity, seated on bench, flanking dove within aureole of light, each crowned and holding globe surmounted by cross in left hand, place crown on head of Virgin Mary, kneeling, arms raised.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial C decorated with foliate ornament begins Compline of the Hours of the Virgin.

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