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Warburg hours
Belgium, Antwerp, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.1178. Fol. 122v

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Christ: appearing to Peter -- Christ, nimbus as rays, partly draped with mantle, bared breast showing bleeding wound in side, and wounds in raised right hand and feet, with left hand on handle of spade, before Apostle Peter, nimbed, partly kneeling, with joined hands raised.
Scene in grassy landscape before entrance to cave and buildings near water in distance.
Miniature within arched gold frame decorated with knotted interlace for beginning of Prayer to Apostle Peter.
Margins decorated with floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by hybrid two-legged animal (upper left) and parrot (lower).

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