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The Annunciation to the Virgin (fol. 45r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: The Annunciation to the Virgin (fol. 45r)
  • Description:

    The Virgin Mary kneels by a small altar on which a book lies open. The angel Gabriel, depicted with green wings, announces that she will give birth to Christ. The Dove is depicted between them. The full decorated border includes birds, and a grotesque with a dark-skinned female upper body and the lower body of an animal.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: Annunciation: Domine labia mea aperies

  • Date range: [1450-1475]
  • Date: 1462
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:35
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 13:38