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Book of Hours
Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 34r

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, possibly nimbed or veiled, holds in her lap nude infant Christ Child. Before Christ Child are three magi, including one standing, and two kneeling, one with hands extended to the Christ Child. Scene in initial G.
Margin with floreate ornament and vignette in lower margin:
Magi: Journey -- Three magi, all wearing hats and seated astride horses.

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