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Book of Hours
Italy, probably Milan, ca. 1470
MS M.454 fol. 86r

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, kneels with joined hands, flanked by twelve Apostles, nimbed, kneeling, one indicating, and all looking toward dove of Holy Ghost hovering above them emitting rays. Tongues of fire descend to Virgin Mary and Apostles. At top of frame is rayed arc of Heaven.
Scene in landscape.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including roses, and three foliate medallions enclosing gems, including pearls.

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