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Book of Hours
France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 1v
Christ, nimbed, stands with right hand raised in blessing before kneeling man, possibly Emperor Charles V, as Elizabeth (?), nimbed, veiled, holds crown above his head. Behind Charles V kneels young woman, possibly Isabel of Portugal, with joined hands raised. Above is dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, with wings extended, in mandorla emanating rays.
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