Choir book

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Item No: mcai090061
Additional Title: Choir book
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, the cult of St. Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary, became especially popular, giving rise to a number of iconographic interpretations of her role in sacred history. In this image, the Virgin appears as an "embryo" within her mother's womb, a reference to the belief in the Immaculate Conception.
Notes: Initial G with St. Anne with the embryo of the Virgin in her womb
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1572597
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 91 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 9:6

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