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Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 24v

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, possibly nimbed or veiled, stands with Elizabeth, wearing turban-like headdress, extending left hand to Mary. Scene in decorated initial G.
Margin with floreate ornament and vignette:
Joseph the Carpenter: Dream II (?) -- Joseph, hooded, holding saw (?) over right shoulder, with hammer and other tool in belt, stands below angel, holding scroll inscribed IOSEPH FILI DAUID NOLI TIMERE.

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