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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Hungarian Anjou legendary single leaves
Bologna, Italy, or Hungary, 1325-1335

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Zone 1:
1) Dominic of Bologna: Scene, Self-Punishment -- Dominic of Bologna, nimbed, tonsured, nude, bleeding, kneels before bed and whips himself with scourge in both hands (flagellation), before robes laid out before him. Two lamps hang from ceiling.
2) Dominic of Bologna: Scene, addressing Monks (?) -- Dominic of Bologna, nimbed, tonsured, in Dominican habit, sits with book in lap and right hand raised in blessing before three kneeling tonsured Dominicans. Nimbed angel, with object in right hand, looks down on them from window.
Zone 2:
3) Dominic of Bologna: Scene, Miracle of Three Candles -- In portal, veiled woman kneels with joined hands raised in prayer, before basket containing white towel wound around three burning candles.
4) Dominic of Bologna: Scene, unidentified -- Tonsured cleric, possibly Dominican, in blue and white robes raises hands before woman, possibly personification of Mercy, veiled, standing in portal, with right arm raised indicating image of Christ of Sorrows, cross-nimbed, with arms crossed, above.
Scenes in frames decorated with foliate ornament.

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