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Virgin and Child from BL YT 29, f. 75

Virgin and Child from BL YT 29, f. 75

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Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(omine) of the Virgin and Child, wtih an illusionistic border with flowers, strawberries, a bird, a snail, and a butterfly, at the beginning of the Hours of Advent. Image taken from f. 75 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the 'Hours of Bonaparte Ghislieri', formerly known as 'The Albani Hours'). Written in Latin.

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1300 - 1500
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British Library
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