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Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
MS G.16 fol. 199v

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, kneeling, holding branch with left hand, looks and extends right toward Virgin Mary, veiled, right hand on breast, holding open book with left hand, seated on chair. Dove of Holy Ghost flies toward her. At upper left, Hand of God, in gesture of blessing emerges from rayed arc of Heaven.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament. Pen-flourished initials.
Beginning of Introit for Mass on feast of Annunciation to Virgin Mary.

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