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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 415r

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Angel Gabriel, nimbed, left hand holding scroll inscribed AVE MARIE (Luke 1:28), right hand raised toward Virgin Mary, nimbed, right hand on breast, left hand holding book. Vase of lilies sits on ground between them.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), dog rears up before rabbit.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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