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Belgium, Cambrai, 1490-1500
MS M.116 fol. 146v

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Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove -- Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, amid rays, hovers between Christ, nimbed, wearing crown of thorns, holding cross staff with right hand, and with left hand holds book, also held by right hand of God, nimbed, wearing tiara with crown, holding cross-surmounted globe with left hand. They are seated on throne in mandorla with rays, surrounded by clouds.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament including viola, and inhabited by birds.

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