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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 150r

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Christ: teaching -- Christ, crossed nimbus, gesturing with both hands, stands surrounded by eleven apostles, nimbed, some only nimbi visible. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, thistle, cornflower, and grape, and inhabited by bee (?) and hybrid animal with body of wild man, playing trumpet (Scene, Burlesque:playing Musical Instrument). Text is collect 1st Vespers on 5th Sunday after Pentecost.

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