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Hungarian Anjou legendary single leaves
Bologna, Italy, or Hungary, 1325-1335
1) Christopher of Lycia: Scene, Devil fleeing from cross -- Devil, left hand to face, turns away from cross beside which stands Christopher, nimbed, hat on cord over shoulders, staff in right hand. Trees stand at base of cross in landscape setting.
Scene caption, inscribed CHRISTOFORUS. QUOMODO DEMONEM FUGAUIT.
2) Christopher of Lycia: Scene, with hermit -- Christopher, nimbed, hat on cord over shoulders, kneels with hands joined before seated hermit, right hand raised, open book in left hand, at entrance to cave on which grows tree.
Scene caption, inscribed SANCTUS CRISTOFORUS. QUOMODO CONFITEBATUR PECCATA UNO HEREMITE.
3) Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, flowering staff in right hand, raises left arm to support Christ Child, right hand on Christopher's head; both stand in water containing fishes.
Scene caption, inscribed SANCTUS CRISTOFORUS. QUOMODO TRANSDUCEBAT CHRISTUM PER MARE.
4) Christopher of Lycia: Scene, imprisoned -- Within barred prison, half figure of Christopher, nimbed, flanked by busts of Niceta of Lycia and Aquilina of Lycia, both wearing fillets.
Scene caption, inscribed SANCTUS CRISTOFORUS. QUOMODO FUIT INCLUSUS IN CARCEREM CUM DUABUS PUELLIS.
Scenes in frames decorated with foliate ornament.
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