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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 149v

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Christ: beside Lake of Gennesaret -- Three apostles, nimbed, are behind Christ, crossed nimbus, raising left hand, standing on shore of lake. Six (?) men, wearing hats, foremost three with hands in sleeves, stand at right looking toward Christ. Sluice gate (?) in foreground. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including thistle, cornflower, campanula, daisy, and strawberry, and inhabited by hybrid bear shooting bow and arrow, and possibly butterfly. Text is collect in 1st Vespers on 4th Sunday after Pentecost.

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