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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 119v
Barontus of Pistoia: Scene, Vision -- At left, within trefoil arch, Abraham, nimbed, seated on cushioned bench, holding book with both hands, looking toward Barontus and Desiderius of Pistoia, both nimbed, tonsured, and wearing monk’s habits, gesturing.
At right, Barontus and Desiderius of Pistoia, both nimbed, tonsured, and wearing monk’s habits, gesturing, appearing twice before Visions of Hell, in which two groups of nude souls are engulfed in flames, at left, group of men some with arms crossed on breasts, and at right, group of clergy including, two mitered bishops, pope wearing papal tiara, and cardinal, wearing cardinal’s hat; pairs of horned and winged devils hovering behind both groups.
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration at end of Visio Baronti.
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