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Italy, Rome, ca. 1520
MS M.1023. Fol. 179r

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Christ: Ascension -- Within initial U, Christ, crossed nimbus, partially draped, displaying wounds, raising right hand in blessing ascends in rayed mandorla above mound on which are two footpints. In foreground at left are two figures behind Peter, with hands raised. At right are three figures behind Mary, veiled with wimple, with joined hands raised.
Left margin is decorated with foliate border.

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