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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 132v

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneels beneath canopy at draped lectern, upon which is open book. She touches the book with left hand and raises right hand. At right is Gabriel, nimbed, holding scepter in left hand and raising right forefinger toward rays of light that descend toward Virgin. Scene in room.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, inhabited by moth and by fantastic animal.

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