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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 209r

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Against diapered background in circular mandorla supported by four cherubim, head of Christ, with crown of thorns, and head of God, with miter, share one body, seated on arc, with open book on lap. Both heads share decorated crossed numbus. With right hand, Christ holds cross. With left hand, God holds tripartite globe. Dove of Holy Ghost appears between two heads.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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