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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1510
M.646 fol. 90r

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Trinity: Mercy Seat -- God, cross-nimbed, sits on bench and holds tau-cross to which Christ, cross-nimbed, crowned with thorns, with His head inclined, in loin cloth, bleeding from wounds, is affixed with three nails. Above, dove of Holy Ghost descends toward His head. Scene in room decorated with curtain.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including grapevines and roses, and inhabited by half-figures of angels, with hands raised.

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