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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 49r

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing wimpled veil, kneels or stands before brocade cloth of honor and holds open book with both hands. Around her are eleven nimbed apostles, including two kneeling, one with joined hands raised, and some looking up toward dove of Holy Ghost, emanating rays. Miniature enclosed in jeweled frame.

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