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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1510-1520
MS M.85 fol. 42v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, with open book on lap, with joined hands raised, sits on throne flanked by nimbed Apostles, including Peter, tonsured, and Evangelist John, all beneath dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emanating rays. Scene in room with arches, carved moulding, and tiled floor.
Scene within architectural frame.

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