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Book of Hours
Italy, possibly the Veneto, ca. 1425-1450
MS M.1089 fol. 196r

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Trinity: Mercy Seat -- Within initial D, amid rays, God, crossed nimbus, is seated on bench holding cross with titulus INRI. Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing long loincloth, is affixed with three nails to the cross. Dove of Holy Ghost hovers at breast of God.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament and inhabited by two busts of men wearing hats, profile head of man wearing hat, bird, peacock, half-figure of angel with joined hands, and four putti, two wearing rosaries around necks, seated in barren landscapes, one next to bowl (?).

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