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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 66v

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Christ: Transfiguration, Ascent -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, accompanied by Peter, John, holding goblet, and James Major, wearing pilgrim's hat and carrying staff, all nimbed, as half-figures behind steep mountain, ascend the mountain. At base of mountain beside trees are three other nimbed Apostles, including Andrew, with saltire cross. Scene in half-circular vignette in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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