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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 97v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, sits on chair with joined hands raised, flanked by nimbed apostles, including one with both hands raised and two kneeling with joined hands raised. Above in arc of heaven is dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emitting rays. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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