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Italy, Piedmont, ca. 1465-1470
M.57 fol. 138r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, partially draped, bleeding from wounds in hands and side, sits on rainbow, with feet on tripartite globe. His right hand is raised and his left hand is extended. He is flanked by two angels, playing trumpets, and by Virgin Mary and John Baptist, both kneeling with joined hands raised. Behind each of them are groups of kneeling figures.
Below at left, nude Ressurected stand in graves. At right, group of nude figures stand amid flames.
Margins are decorated with floreate border.

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