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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Berry, ca. 1510
MS M.250 fol. 148r

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Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Virgin Mary, veiled, stands holding with her right hand, the right hand of Christ Child, nimbed, grasping red beads around His neck with His left hand, standing on ledge. They stand amid angels, and are flanked by two angels playing lutes.
Miniature and margin enclosed in architectural frame.
Lower margins decorated with border of floreate ornament of rose, and inhabited by two putti, one backturned, supporting text.

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