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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 363r

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Miniature, column, right: Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Elizabeth, veiled with wimple, with hands extended toward Virgin Mary, with right hand holding book, both nimbed. Scene in hilly landscape with city buildings in background. Miniature at beginning of Antiphon in Matins for Feast of the Visitation (07.02). Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing hats, emerging from clouds, holding scrolls inscribed UNDE IN SANCTO (?) and EX QUO F(AC)TA EST (right).

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