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France, Rouen, 1470-1480
MS M.137 fol. 78v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands, sits before cloth of honor and is flanked by twelve apostles, nimbed, some seated, one kneeling, some standing, three with joined hands, one with left hand raised, one orant. Seven look up. Book is on floor in foreground. Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, amid rays, hovers above them with tongues of fire.
Scene in room with wood ceiling, windows, and tile floor.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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