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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 248r

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Apostle Paul, nimbed, standing on hill within landscape, holds sword in left hand and raises right hand to breast.
In background, Apostle, Paul: Conversion -- Ray of light, descending from arc of heaven, falls on Apostle Paul, mounted, surrounded by soldiers. In distance is city.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to Apostle Paul.

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