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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 128r

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Pentecost -- Within room, dove of Holy Ghost, emitting flames, appears amid rays of light above Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, kneeling at prie-dieu with open book, and apostles, all nimbed.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Terce of the Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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