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France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 81v

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Shepherd, sits on ground, beside second shepherd, standing. Both hold pedums in right hands, raise left hands, and look up toward half-figure of angel holding scroll with pseudo-inscription. Landscape with buildings of city in background.
In margin is floreate border, including thistles and strawberries, inhabited by two birds.

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