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Italy, Naples, 1483
MS M.1052 fol. 59v

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Pentecost -- Virgin Mary, veiled, and apostles, all with joined hands raised, are touched on their heads by tongues of flame. Above, dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emits flames. Scene in room with wooden ceiling and stone, all within initial D with foliate ornament.
In left margin is floreate ornament.

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