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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 211v

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Apostle Peter, nimbed, holds open book with pseudo-inscription in right hand and key in left hand. He stands in room with two windows. Rays descend from above. Figure is surrounded by architectural frame, at top of which is statue of Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding swaddled Christ Child.
In margin is floreate border.

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