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France, Angers, between 1465 and 1470
M.248 fol. 28v

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, and Elizabeth, nimbed and veiled, embrace. Scene is in landscape with building or city in background.
Miniature in frame of two columns supporting arch decorated with corbels and surmounted by fleur-de-lis.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including rose, and inhabited by fantastic animal, and two men, wearing hats, one wearing purse at waist, both indicating toward center.

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