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France, Bourges, ca. 1473
MS M.677 fol. 205v

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Three daughters of the Hebrews, nimbed, hands joined, stand behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled. She holds hands of Apostle Peter, nimbed, tonsured, kneeling on one knee. Behind him stand apostles, including John, hands joined. In background is landscape, including hills (buttes?) surmounted by castles. Village (city) appears below central castle. Figures walk on road near village.

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