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Book of Hours
Italy, Piedmont, ca. 1465-1470
M.57 fol. 166v

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Pentecost -- Dove of Holy Ghost, rayed, descends toward Virgin Mary, hands crossed, kneeling at lectern upon which is open book. She is surrounded by Apostles, one with left hand raised, three with joined hands raised, one with right hand raised, and one with hands crossed. Scene is within vaulted room, with portal open onto landscape setting.
Margins are decorated with floreate border.

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