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Belgium, Ghent, 1270-1280
MS M.72 fol. 94v

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Pentecost -- Above, dove of Holy Ghost, decorated nimbus, descends from clouds, sending rays onto figures below. Apostles Peter and Paul, right hand raised, flank Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, veiled, orant. Behind them are remaining apostles. All figures sit on bench.
Scene is set in gold background and enclosed within architectural setting composed of trefoil arch surmounted by building structures and turrets.
SPC DOMINI is written in gold letters in upper border of decorated frame.

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