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Spain, Valencia, ca. 1468
M.450 fol. 1r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Within initial A, Christ, nimbed, hands raised, body partially draped showing wounds, is seated on arc, in rayed mandorla, surrounded by red seraphs, and flanked by two angels, nimbed, blowing trumpets. Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands kneels at left; John Baptist, nimbed, wearing animal skin, with joined hands, kneels at right. Both look up toward Christ. Nine (?) nude souls emerge from graves; cardinal, wearing cardinal's hat and garment, and bishop, wearing miter and garment emerge from graves.
Initial of floreate ornament on gold background.
Margins decorated with rinceaux and border of floreate ornament. In lower margin, escutcheon with arms of the monastery Porta Coeli (Cartuja de Porta Coeli), cross surmounted golden portal on blue ground, with seven gold stars.

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