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Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 40r

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, embraces Elizabeth, veiled, in courtyard before portico of building in which stand man and woman holding broom. Two more figures stand in background.
At bottom of miniature, three winged putti hold up text block and scroll inscribed SI L'AVIENT AR.
Scene in gold frame.

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