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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 5v

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Adam: receiving Soul, and Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove -- Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emanating rays, descends between Christ, cross-nimbed, and God, cross-nimbed, wearing triple-crowned papal tiara and vestments, right hand raised, holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, both seated on throne. Christ blows trumpet toward Adam, nude, with soul entering his mouth, with only legs visible, standing with joined hands raised in foreground.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 02:07

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