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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 81r

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, wearing wimple, with joined hands raised, and Apostle Peter, nimbed, arms crossed on breast kneel in front of large group of Apostles (?), one orant, all nimbed. All look up toward dove of Holy Ghost hovering amid rays.
Scene in room decorated with architectural ornament, with tile floor, and book on floor in foreground.
In initial D, head of man looking up toward dove.

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