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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 33r

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Trinity -- God, nimbed and wearing imperial crown, and cope with morse decorated with gems, is seated on cushion on throne with footrest. Body of Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing short loincloth, bleeding from wound in side, reclines across lap of God, holding left arm of Christ. Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, hovers between them. Three (?) angels in background.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by man wearing hat straddling vine; dark-skinned man wearing hat grasping vine.

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