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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 44v

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Christ Child: Infancy -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding open book in her lap, sits before cloth hanging and beside Joseph the Carpenter, holding staff in left hand. Before them stands Christ, with crossed nimbus, as youth, with joined hands raised. Scene in room. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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