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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 127r

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Christ: appearing to Apostles -- Within room, Christ, nimbed, wounds visible, wearing mantle and short loin cloth, holding cross-staff, appears before apostles, all nimbed, kneeling with joined hands raised.
Dove of Holy Ghost appears amid rays of light above Christ and apostles.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Prime of the Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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