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France, possibly Toulouse, ca. 1490
M.463 fol. 467v

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Joachim: Annunciation -- Joachim, sits on ground, with left hand raised, and looks up at angel in sky, with right hand raised. Scene in landscape setting, with flock.
Margin is decorated with floreate border, including daisies, inhabited by fantastic bird, with face in chest, aiming bow and arrow, and bird with human head, beside escutcheon.

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