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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 49r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Of three shepherds, one wears hood, one crosses arms at waist and the third holds pedum. All stand looking up at angel holding scroll with pseudo-inscription. Fire is in foreground; sheep are in background; buildings are in distance.
Margins decorated with border of sections of gold and white enclosing floreate ornament including daisy, viola and strawberry, and inhabited by fantastic animals.

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