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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1473
MS M.677 fol. 43r

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, turning to Angel Gabriel (on facing page), kneels beside prie-dieu, on which is open, inscribed book. Heraldic motifs and sculptures of figures appear in niches on far wall of room; one figure holds scroll. Figured relief sculptures are carved on column and in archway behind Virgin Mary.

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