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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1440
MS M.157 fol. 114v

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Pentecost -- Dove of Holy Ghost descends amid rays above Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated in chair, with hands crossed. She is surrounded by eleven Apostles, nimbed, one with open book in lap, two with hands crossed, one with hands raised, and one with joined hands raised.
Scene in vaulted room with window and curtain.
Margins decorated with floreate border, at bottom of which is garden with fruit trees and flowers, enclosed by wattle fence, inhabited by birds.

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