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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 108v

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Christ: appearing to Apostles -- Christ, nimbed, partially draped in mantle, showing wounds in hand and side, holding cross-staff with cross-inscribed banner in right hand, with left hand embraces apostle, nimbed, kneeling with joined hands raised, kissing Christ on the cheek. Behind him kneel other nimbed apostles, including Peter (?), tonsured, with hands crossed on his breast, and one with joined hands raised. Scene in landscape with trees and sky. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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