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Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the 15th century
MS M.763 fol. 261r

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Fol. 257v
Der Renner: Scene, Last Judgment -- Scene in two registers:
1) Peter, tonsured, with key held in both hands, unlocks door to Paradise. Behind him stand the Elect, including pope, wearing triple crown papal tiara; emperor, wearing imperial crown; cardinal, wearing cardinal's hat and vestments; and bishop, wearing miter.
2) Bestial devil stands amid flames in doorway to Hell. Before him, pushed forward on fiery ground by second devil, holding club in raised right hand, are damned, including cardinal, wearing cardinal's hat and vestments; bishop, wearing miter, with hands raised to his face; and man, with right hand raised to his eyes, turning toward the devil holding the club.

Fol. 2661r
Der Renner: Scene, Last Judgment -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, partially draped in mantle, showing wounds in hand and side, holding globe in left hand, sits flanked by Virgin Mary, veiled, and Evangelist John, both nimbed and kneeling. Before Christ, two souls, possibly nude, rise from graves.

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