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The Woman Clothed in the Sun
London (probably), England (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, colored washes, pen and ink
Ms. Ludwig III 1 (83.MC.72), fol. 19v
Leaf: 31.9 × 22.5 cm (12 9/16 × 8 7/8 in.)
This section of the Apocalypse describes how "a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars."(Apocalypse 12:1)
Medieval commentators interpreted this woman as representing the
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