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France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 85v

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In vignette in left margin:
Anthony of Padua: Scene, Assailed by Demons -- Anthony of Padua, nimbed, wearing habit of Franciscan monk, is attacked by two horned demons, one touching shoulder of Anthony with right hand and holding raised rod in left hand, and the other holding raised rod in right hand. In background is house and distant landscape.
In vignette in lower margin:
Mary Magdalen, nimbed, wearing scarf resembling prayer shawl around her neck, holds ointment jar with both hands. In background is distant landscape.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament.

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