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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1480
MS M.330 fol. 32r

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Christ: blessing Apostles (?) -- Christ, rays as crossed nimbus, nude, raising His right hand, His body partially draped, showing wounds in side, right hand and feet. He is looking down toward man sitting before Him. At right sit, Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, Evangelist John, nimbed, four men, arms crossed on abdomen, and other figures, only tops of heads visible. Scene in landscape with hills, building in distance. Text below miniature is beginning of Short Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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