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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.25 fol. 38v

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Anna, Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Anna, nimbed and veiled with wimple, is seated with open book on right knee, extending right arm toward angel holding gold object. Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, sits at left knee of Anna, holding with both hands, nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus.
Scene in vaulted room with windows. Miniature in grisaille with gold and color details.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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