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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 239r

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Trinity: God, Man of Sorrows and Dove -- God the Father, nimbed, crowned, seated on bench, holds Christ as Man of Sorrows, nimbed, wearing short loin cloth, indicating side wound with right hand, feet resting on globe. To left, dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, amid rays of light, hovers above.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial T decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to the Holy Trinity.

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