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France, Angers, between 1465 and 1470
M.248 fol. 39v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled with wimple, with joined hands, kneels, surrounded by eight apostles, nimbed, four women, nimbed and veiled, and many nimbi. All look up toward dove of Holy Ghost hovering amid rays. Some apostles are orant; some have joined hands.
Interior scene, with apse, all decorated with architectural ornament.
Below miniature is inscribed D(OMI)NE LABIA MEA APERIES ET OS MEV(M) ANV(NTIA)

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