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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol.283v

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Within landscape, all apostles including Apostle James Major, wearing pilgrim's hat, Apostle Paul, holding sword, Apostle Peter, holding key in right hand and book in left hand, Apostle Andrew, holding saltire cross, and Evangelist John, holding cross-staff. One apostle holds spear. All are nimbed.
Scene framed by decorated border inscribed in display script DVM STETERITIS ANTE REGES.

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