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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.719 fol. 1r

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Upper half:
Anna: Annunciation -- Anna, veiled, with joined hands raised, stands in doorway opposite half figure of angel, nimbed, holding blank scroll with right hand and extending left hand.
Lower half:
Joachim: Annunciation -- Angel, nimbed, holding blank scroll with left hand, indicates with right hand, Joachim, with joined hands raised standing amid three pigs (?).

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