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Hildesheim, Germany (Place created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 28.2 x 18.9 cm (11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.)
This unusual representation of Pentecost does not show the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles, the most common subject. Instead it depicts Peter, identifiable by his short gray hair and beard, surrounded by the apostles during the sermon he gave on Pentecost.