225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.390 fol. 57v
Shepherds: Annunciation -- Angel, as half figure emanating rays, appears in sky above four shepherds, all holding staves and gesturing, including three wearing hoods and one kneeling on ground, all amid flock of sheep. Dog at right. Beyond fence in background is landscape with trees and distant building.
Margins with scattered flowers, including rose, viola, strawberry, and iris, and inhabited by birds and insects, including snail and butterfly.
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