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Italy, Florence, 1392-1399
MS M.653 no. 3 (II.14)

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Initial U:
Christ: Ascension -- Christ, showing wounds in hands and feet, ascends above Virgin Mary, veiled, hands joined, and twelve apostles, including Evangelist John, holding book. Some are kneeling. All look upwards; all are nimbed.
Scene within initial U decorated with foliate ornament.
Border decorated with foliate ornament frames text.

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