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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 23v

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneels with joined hands raised before draped lectern upon which rests open book with pseudo-inscription, and before Archangel Gabriel, nimbed, kneeling, holding scepter in left hand and pointing with right hand toward dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, desceding on rays toward Virgin Mary. Scene in interior, possibly of church, with carved figural panels on walls, arch, and tiled floor.
Scene within architectural frame with putti.

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