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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 635r

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Apostle, Peter: receiving Keys -- Peter, nimbed, stands looking upward, extending hands, holding keys also held by hands of God, nimbed, who emerges from Arc of Heaven, right hand extended toward Paul. At right sits group of men, one with right hand on breast.
Scene against blue background within initial P decorated with foliate extenders.
Beginning of I Peter.

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