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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 44r

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Christ: Return with Parents -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, as youth, with hands crossed on his breast, stands flanked by Joseph the Carpenter, holding staff in right hand, and Virgin May, nimbed, veiled, with arms crossed on her breast. Scene in landscape with trees and sky with stars. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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