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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 13r

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Apostles Peter, nimbed, holding open book on right hand and key with left hand and Paul, nimbed, holding with right hand, and looking at, open book, holding sword with left hand, stand flanking tree.
Initial H enclosing Apostles Peter reading book and Paul, holding book with left hand.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux and floreate ornament inhabited by bird, half figure of man, wearing hat, gesturing, emerging from foliage, and nude youth emerging from flower.

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