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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 154v

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Christ: teaching -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising left hand, stands before three apostles, nimbed, two possibly Evangelist John and Peter. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy, campanula, grapes and rose, and inhabited by hybrid animal playing horn (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument) and hybrid animal holding spear with right paw, wearing shield on strap on back. Text is collect for 1st Vespers on 12th Sunday after Pentecost.

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