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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 41r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Three shepherds look up toward angel amid rays, holding scroll inscribed GLORIA IN EXSELSI[S]. One shepherd is seated, holding staff with right hand, shielding his eyes with left hand; the second kneels with joined hands; and the third, wearing hood, sits holding staff in left hand. Flock of sheep is in background.
Scene in landscape with half-timbered building, rocky outcrop, trees, and hills in distance.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by animal, possibly boar.

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