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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1473
MS M.677 fol. 29v

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Evangelist, Luke: painting Virgin Mary -- Evangelist Luke, wearing cap, sits at desk, on which are small pots and easel, painting half-length image of veiled Virgin Mary on panel, before standing Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with joined hands raised. Scene in decorated room with open window and wall painting of Archangel Gabriel kneeling with right hand raised toward Virgin Mary seated on ground in room with windows (Virgin Mary: Annunciation).

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