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Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 - 1561)
Bruges, Belgium (Place created)
about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment
Leaf: 16.8 x 11.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Seated on a low stool with her arms folded in a gesture of humility, the Virgin gazes piously at a
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