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Hours of Henry VIII
France, Tours, ca. 1500
MS H.8 fol. 101v

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Pentecost -- Within room, dove of Holy Ghost, rayed cross as nimbus, appears amid rays of light falling onto Virgin Mary, veiled, arms crossed at breast, and twelve apostles, including Evangelist John and Peter, kneeling in foreground. All are nimbed.
Miniature within illusionistic frame.

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