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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 87v

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Onuphrius of Egypt: Scene, with Paphnutius and Angel, celebrating Mass -- At right, Paphnutius of Egypt, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, gesturing, and Onuphrius of Egypt, body covered in hair, with joined hands raised, both nimbed and seated on ground before low table, at right, nimbed angel, with right hand lowering round loaf and with left hand lowering pitcher.
In center, hexagonal fountain with two animal head spouts issuing water, flanked by palm tree and pine tree. In background, cross-surmounting hermitage atop hill.
Scenes in landscape of trees all framed by two trees.
Illustration of Paphnutius, Life of Onuphrius, Parts 17, 18, and 19.

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