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Grandes chroniques de France
Northern France, 1410-1412
MS M.536 fol. 9v

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Grandes chroniques de France, Book I, Chapter 20.
Clovis I: Scene, Baptism -- Clovis I, crowned, nude, hands joined in prayer, stands in baptismal font. He is flanked by cleric, holding cross-staff, and Remigius of Reims, dressed as bishop, right hand raised to receive chrismatory from dove of Holy Ghost, descending. Six figures, including one cleric, stand or kneel around them.
Scene against patterned background within gold frame.

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