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Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 250v

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Within landscape, all Apostles, including Apostles Philip holding cross-staff, Paul holding sword in right hand and open book in left hand, Simon holding sword, Peter holding key in right hand, and Andrew holding saltire cross. All are nimbed.
Beyond wall is landscape with buildings.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial D decorated with foliate ornament begins Suffrage to Apostles.

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