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Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 69v

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- One of two shepherds, holding staff with right hand, raises left hand indicating half figure of angel above; the other shepherd, holding staff with left hand looks toward him. Sheep is in background in landscape with trees and rocky outcrop.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with painted details.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille.

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