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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 200v

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God as half-figure, crossed nimbus, crowned, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross-surmounted globe with left hand, emerges from cloud. Below, of a group of figures including clerics, some back-turned, three with joined hands raised, some look up toward God. Scene in landscape with rising (?) sun in distance. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including grapes, viola and thistle, and inhabited by hybrid man walking with crutches and wild man blowing trumpet (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument). Text is Hymn from Prime for Sundays.

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