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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470-1480
M.239 fol. 28v

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, grasping cloak with right hand, extends left arm to Elizabeth, nimbed and veiled with wimple, extending right arm to Mary, raising left hand. They stand in landscape with trees before city gate (?), flanked by two towers.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry.

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