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Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 100v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, veiled, with joined hands raised, sits surrounded by twelve apostles, including Peter, tonsured, some gesturing, some kneeling, some with joined hands raised. Above the head of Mary and each apostle is tongue of flame. More flames enter the room through the window. Scene in interior with arches, barrel vault, columns, and tiled floor.
Margin with floreate ornament.

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