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Christ: Ascension.
Germany or Switzerland, between 1208 and 1228
G.8. Fol. 011v

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Christ: Ascension -- Two nimbed angels supporting mandorla enclosing Christ cross-nimbed with left hand lowered and with right hand holding cross ascending to cloudy arc of heaven above half figure of Virgin Mary nimbed veiled orant flanked by half figures of twelve apostles the foremost four gesturing including Apostle Peter tonsured with key in left hand.
Scene against patterned background within decorated border.

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