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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 1v
1) Jerome, nimbed, wearing belted garment, raising right hand and with left hand unfurling scroll; amid trees and landscape.
2) John Baptist, nimbed, wearing garment of skins belted with rope and right shoulder draped with robe, with left hand unfurling scroll and with left arm cradling cross-staff, he raises right hand to indicate Lamb of God, cross-nimbed, holding cross-inscribed banner in foreleg, surmounting tree; amid trees and landscape.
3) Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, wearing habit, grasping tau-staff in both hands, looking down at horned devil extending beads (rosary?) toward him, (partly visible behind bush at right); amid trees and landscape.
Portraits of Jerome, John Baptist and Anthony Abbot the Great taken from Jerome, Life of Paul the Hermit.
Illustration at end of Table of Contents.
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