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France, Paris, 1375-1400
MS M.229 fol. 1r

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, crossed nimbus, raising right hand and holding with left hand scroll inscribed GLORIAE ET, kneels on one knee before Virgin Mary, crossed nimbus, holding book with draped left hand and right hand on breast. Between them is vase containing lilies.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament on rectilinear bars.

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