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The Annunciation to the Shepherds
Boucicaut Master and Workshop (French, active about 1390 - 1430)
Paris, France, Europe (Place created)
about 1415 - 1420
Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 20.5 × 14.8 cm (8 1/16 × 5 13/16 in.)
One shepherd looks up in awe and another shields his eyes as two angels greet them with the phrase written on the scroll: Gloria in excelsis deo et in terr[a pax] (Glory to God in the heights and on earth peace). The angels then announce that the
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