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Book of Hours
France, Bourges, ca. 1480
MS M.330 fol. 53r

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Apostle, Peter: meeting Cornelius -- Woman wearing hat, standing behind Cornelius, knotted sash at waist, raising both arms, faces Peter, nimbed, raising right hand. Another apostle (?), nimbed, with arms crossed at waist, stands behind Peter. Exterior scene, with wall in background, and city beyond the wall. Text at bottom of miniature begins Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Vespers.

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