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Book of Hours
France, perhaps Langres, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.26 fol. 71v

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, extends her left hand to Elizabeth, nimbed and veiled, her right hand on abdomen of Virgin Mary. In background is landscape with trees and path, and building or city.
Miniature within arched frame supported by columns and architectural elements.
Margins decorated with floreate and foliate ornament, including large branches, and inhabited by moth, hybrid animals, bird, and snail.

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