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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 147r

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Virgin Mary: Visitation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, extends arms towards Elizabeth, nimbed, veiled, bending on one knee and placing her hands on Virgin Mary's abdomen.
Figures meet on road within landscape. To left, Zacharias, nimbed, looks on.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Lauds of the Hours of the Virgin.

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