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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 213v

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Apostles Simon and Jude, decorated nimbi with rays, stand under rays of light emanating from above. Simon holds book with two straps in draped right hand, raising left hand. Apostle Jude holds axe, or halberd, in right hand, and book with left hand.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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