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France or Belgium, 1425-1435
MS M.850 fol. 23r

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Elizabeth, nimbed and veiled with wimple extends right hand to abdomen of Virgin Mary, nimbed, extending her left hand toward Elizabeth.
Scene in landscape with rocks and trees.
Miniature and text framed on three sides by rectilinear bars of gold decorated with red and blue sections of geometric or foliate ornament. Margins decorated with a border of vine scroll.

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