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Book of Hours
France, Lyon, ca. 1485
MS M.83 fol. 66r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Two shepherds, both wearing hats, one leaning on pedum, stand in field beside flock of sheep. Angel hovers above, holding scroll. City of Bethlehem in background. Miniature enclosed in architectural frame, with two standing figures of prophets (?). Bottom of frame inscribed DEVS I[N] ADIVTORIV[M] MEV[M] I[N]TE[NDE].

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