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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.719 fol. 2r

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Upper half:
Virgin Mary: Presentation -- Joachim, stands behind Anna, veiled, name inscribed ANNA, hands clasped on breast, both looking toward Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands raised. She is kneeling at bottom of three steps on top of which is draped altar on which is tabernacle (?).
Lower half:
Virgin Mary: Presentation -- Draped altar atop three steps are flanked by Joachim and Anna, veiled, kneeling with joined hands raised and by priest (?) and Virgin Mary, both with joined hands raised.

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