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Vitae patrum
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 122r

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Wetti of Reichenau: Scene, Vision, Saints interceding with God -- Amid lilies and rose bush, Wetti of Reichenau, nimbed, tonsured, and wearing monk’s habit, with joined hands raised, kneeling beside nimbed angel, also kneeling, with both hands extended toward two groups of nimbed and kneeling saints, including at left, possibly Evangelist John, and at right Apostle Peter, both with joined hands raised, all flanking Christ, cross-nimbed, seated on bench, with both hands raised, another lily at right.
Scene framed by two trees.
Illustration of Walahfrid Strabo, Visio Wettini.

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