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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 61r
Virgin Mary: as Intercessor -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, pulls open her robe, baring her breast. She looks toward Christ, crossed nimbus, crowned, raising right hand, holding foliate scepter with left hand, seated on bench in mandorla.
Caption, MARIA OSTENDIT FILIO SUO UB(ER)A SUA ET ORAT P(RO) NOBIS, is inscribed above scene.
Esther: before Ahasuerus -- Esther, crowned, holding object with raised left hand, stands before Ahasuerus, crowned, raising right hand, holding foliate scepter with left hand, seated on bench.
Caption, HESTER ORAT PRO P(O)P(U)LO SUO REGEM ASSUERUM, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, HEST(ER) QUARTO (sic), is in upper margin.
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