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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 32v

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Shepherd, holding staff in right hand, standing beside dog and three sheep, raises left hand and looks toward angel, emanating rays, in arc of heaven, holding scroll inscribed PUER NATUS EST. Scene in landscape with trees, hills, and sky. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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