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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 123r

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands, is seated, with open book on her lap. She looks left, up toward window through which stream rays with dove of Holy Ghost, and tongues of fire. Virgin Mary is flanked by eleven Apostles, nimbed, one kneeling with joined hands, one orant, one with right hand on breast, holding book with left hand. Scene in room with window, decorated walls.
Frame enclosing miniature inscribed DOMINE LABIA MEA APERIES.

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