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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 128v
1) Drythelm of Northumbria: Scene, Vision, Elect in Paradise -- Drythelm of Northumbria, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with joined hands raised, beside nimbed angel, with left hand raised indicating two rows of saints, nimbed, all seated on draped bench, amid lilies and roses, including in front row, possibly Apostle Peter and Evangelist John, holding book, flanking tonsured saint, holding palm and book (three other saints only nimbi visible).
2) Drythelm of Northumbria: Scene, recounting Vision -- At far right, within arched window of cross-surmounted cell, Drythelm of Northumbria, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, gesturing toward foremost man, wearing cap, gesturing, accompanied by men and women, some with heads covered (most with only heads visible).
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration of Bede, Vision of Drythelm.
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