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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 292r

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Pentecost -- Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, fire emerging from beak, descends above Apostles, nimbed, and possibly Virgin Mary, nimbed, all seated, hands joined in prayer.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), bird flies toward fantastic animal.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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