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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 98v

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Apostle, Peter: baptizing -- Peter, nimbed, tonsured, holding key in left hand, with bowl held in right hand pours water on head of man kneeling with joined hands raised. Behind the man kneel three others with joined hands raised. Beside Peter is bucket of water. Scene in room with patterned wall hanging and arched doorway. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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