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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 45v

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John Baptist: in Wilderness -- John, nimbed, wearing garment of skins, kneels with joined hands raised toward God, with crossed nimbus, emanating rays, in arc of heaven. Scene in landscape with rocks, trees, and sky with stars. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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