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France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 42v

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Angel, nimbed, emerging from arc of heaven, holding scroll, looks down on two shepherds, one holding bagpipe and sitting with dog on leash, the other leaning against pedum beside flock of sheep.
Scene in landscape setting with diapered background, all within gold frame.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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