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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 157r

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Christ: teaching -- Two of four men, two only partially visible, wearing hats, one gesturing, look toward Christ, crossed nimbed, raising right hand. Two apostles, possibly Evangelist John and Peter, nimbed, stand behind Him. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including thistle, grapes, cornflower, rose and viola, and inhabited by bird and by fantastic animal blowing curved horn (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument). Text is collect for 1st Vespers on 16th Sunday after Pentecost.

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