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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 131r

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Apostle, Peter: preaching -- Dove of Holy Ghost, within rays of light, appears above Apostle Peter, nimbed, preaching to crowd of figures, all kneeling with joined hands raised.
Scene within room with colonnade along far wall. Beyond colonnade is landscape with buildings and inhabited by figure.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Vespers of the Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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