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Book of Hours
France, perhaps Tours, ca. 1465
MS M.161 fol. 72r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, kneels with joined hands raised before God, with rays as nimbus, wearing triple papal tiara, with right hand raised in blessing and holding globe in left hand, seated beneath canopy inscribed ORA PRO N[OBIS]. The canopy curtains at left are held open by angel.
Margins with foliate and vinescroll ornament.

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