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Hours of Henry VIII
France, Tours, ca. 1500
MS H.8 fol. 177r

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Apostle, Philip: exorcising Dragon -- Approaching altar from right, Apostle Philip, nimbed, holds cross in both hands before draped altar, surmounted by four falling idols, two male, two female. To left of altar, group of fallen figures.
Below miniature, historiated border frames text.
Apostle, Philip: baptizing -- Five men and women kneel before Apostle Philip, nimbed, pouring water from vessel of affusion over head of fifth man.

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