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France, perhaps Paris, between 1500 and 1510
MS M.89 fol. 39r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Half-figure of angel, holding scroll, in arc of heaven emanating rays, appears above three shepherds, including two kneeling, hooded, and one seated on ground, holding pedum, with hat hanging around his neck. Scene in landscape with house and distant hills.
Floreate margins inhabited by two fantastic animals.

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