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France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.197 fol. 73r

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Pentecost -- More than twelve apostles (most only nimbi visible), including Peter, nimbed, kneeling with joined hands, and Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, with joined hands, look up toward dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, hovering, amid rays and golden tongues, above draped altar on which is open book.
Margin, lower:
Landscape flanked by two bushes from which emerge two boars (?) and either monkey or dog.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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