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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 83r
Fronto of Nitria: Scene, preaching -- Fronto of Nitria, nimbed, mitered, wearing abbot’s habit, seated on high-backed chair, with left hand holding open book with pseudo-inscriptions and with right hand extended toward group of tonsured monks (most with only heads visible), all wearing monk’s habits, seated, some in conversation with each other.
At right, Fronto of Nitria, nimbed, mitered, wearing abbot’s habit, with left hand on tau-staff and with right hand raised in blessing toward group of tonsured monks, all wearing monk’s habit’s, kneeling, the foremost with joined hands raised.
Scenes in common landscape with trees and framed by two trees.
Illustration of Life of Fronto of Nitria.
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