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Vaticinia sive prophetiae et imagines summorum pontificum
Italy, ca. 1390
MS M.402 fol. 6v

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In boat, half figure Clement VI, wearing triple crowned papal tiara, holds inverted processional cross with right hand, and keys with left hand; snake dangles from left forearm of Clement. Flanking head of the cross are head of dog or wolf and peacock pecking at terminus of cross arm.
Figure enclosed in circular frame.

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