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Vaticinia sive prophetiae et imagines summorum pontificum
Italy, ca. 1390
MS M.402 fol. 3v
Celestine V, kneels with joined hands extended, looking up toward hand of Christ, showing wound, in gesture of blessing, emerging from arc of Heaven. Triple-crowned papal tiara is pulled from head of Celestine V by wolf, standing on hindquarters, resting front feet on back of Celestine. Bannered spear is next to wolf. Tree is at left.
Figures enclosed in circular frame of geometric ornament.
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