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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 11v

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Pentecost - Cross-nimbed dove of Holy Ghost descends from clouds above, issuing rays toward twelve nimbed apostles, including one with book with two straps. All flank Christ, cross-nimbed, raising His right hand in blessing and holding book with two straps in His left hand. All are seated, beneath trefoiled architectural frame.
Scene with gold background, within decorated frame. Scene caption in French above, LA PE(N)TECOSTE (COM) LI SEINT ESPERIS DESCE(N)DI SUS LES APOSTRES.

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