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Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.316 fol. 18v

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Apostles, Peter and John:sent to Samaria (?) -- Dove of Holy Ghost descends amid rays between two groups, one headed by Apostle Peter, nimbed, with right hand extending key toward four men kneeling, two with joined hands, and the other headed by Evangelist John, nimbed, with right hand raised toward four men, one with hands joined.
Scene in landscape setting within decorated initial C.
Floreate border frames text.

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