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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 130r

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Apostles: Scene, unidentified -- Within room, dove of Holy Ghost, within rays of light, appears above apostles, nimbed, including Apostle Peter and Evangelist John, standing. All others are kneeling with joined hands raised.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border. Lower border inscribed with words PLUS OUTRE, flanking imperial eagle.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins None of the Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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