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Notes:

Double-page miniatures such as this one are unusual in manuscript illumination. The inscription below the Virgin Mary, "Domine labia mea aperies..." (Lord, open my lips), begins Matins of the Hours of the Virgin.

Opening with the Annunciation

The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1500.

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