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Book of Hours
Italy, Piedmont, ca. 1465-1470
M.57 fol. 35r

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Four angels stand behind Virgin May, hands extended toward Elizabeth, veiled, kneeling, hands extended. Behind them, in porch, is man, possibly Joseph the carpenter or Zacharias, wearing hat, with walking stick in right hand, and with purse at waist. Landscape in background.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including strawberries.

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