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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 89v
1) Paphnutius of Egypt: Scene, receiving Communion -- Angel, nimbed, with draped left hand holding chalice, extends wafer with right hand to mouth of Paphnutius of Egypt, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, accompanied four pilgrims, wearing broad-rimmed hats, one cradling tau-staff in arms, all nimbed, with joined hands raised, and kneeling.
2) Paphnutius of Egypt: Scene, sent to Egypt -- Paphnutius of Egypt, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, embracing one of four pilgrims, all nimbed, wearing broad-rimmed hats and garments of hair (one with only nimbus visible).
3) Paphnutius of Egypt: Scene, arriving in Egypt -- Paphnutius of Egypt, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, extending hands toward monk, nimbed, wearing cap and monk’s habit, accompanied by five other monks (most with only nimbi visible).
Scenes in common landscape amid trees, some palm trees, and framed by two trees.
Illustration of at end of Paphnutius, Life of Onuphrius, Parts 34, 35, and 36.
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