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Speculum humanae salvationis
Belgium, Bruges, mid 15th century
MS M.385. Fol. 036v

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Left column:
Pentecost --Head of Christ, appears in cloud-edged arc of Heaven above Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, seated right hand on breast, left hand on open book on her lap. She is flanked by twelve apostles, nimbed, two with joined hands, Evangelist John touching her right shoulder with his right hand, two extending left hands toward her. Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, descends amid rays toward Virgin Mary.Right column:

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