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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 99v

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Apostle, Peter: Scene, Unidentified -- Peter, nimbed, wearing triple crown papal tiara and cope, holding key in left hand, seated on draped throne, raises right hand in blessing to kneeling nimbed apostles, including two with joined hands raised. Gold background inscribed with gold stars. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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