MS M.711, fol. 54r

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"Hainricus Missal"

(Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary), in Latin

Germany, Weingarten
ca. 1220–30

Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1926

MS M.711
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Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Within initial A decorated with foliate ornament, dove of Holy Ghost, within loop of initial A, descends from clouds, emitting ray of light from his beak which falls on head of Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, veiled, orant.
Below loop of initial A, Angel Gabriel, decorated nimbus, raising right hand, stands before Virgin Mary.