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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1500
M.510 fol. 139r

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Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove -- Half-figure of Christ, nimbed, holds in left hand open book with pseudo-inscription, which is also held by right hand of God (as half-figure), wearing triple crown tiara, and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. Between them is dove with wings outstreched, rayed.
Right margin is decorated by floreate border, including thistles, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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