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The Death of the Virgin, with the apostles surrounding her body, from the Altarpiece of the Virgin, 1430-40, in the Eglise de Saint-Roch, Ternant, Nievre, Burgundy, France. An angel reaches up to close the Virgin's eyes, and 2 other angels take her soul, in the form of a child, up to heaven. The altarpiece was commissioned by Philippe de Ternant and his wife Isabeau de Roye, and depicts 7 scenes of the Life of the Virgin, both painted and sculpted, including the Annunciation, Dormition and...
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