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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 135r

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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, nimbed, within aureole of light, holding scepter in left hand, and raising right hand, pointing, appears behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling at prie-dieu with open book.
Scene within room furnished with canopied bed, mirror, and vase of lilies.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Matins of the Hours of the Virgin

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