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Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 23v

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, with joined hands, stands behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, looking back over right shoulder. Scroll between them bears pseudo-inscription. At upper left, half figure of God, nimbed appears in window. Canopy of bed is visible in background.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with color accents.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille with color accents.

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