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St. Anthony Abbot of Egypt (fol. 154r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: St. Anthony Abbot of Egypt (fol. 154r)
  • Description:

    St. Anthony,holding a T-shaped crutch (Tau-cross), a book and a bell, stands in a fire (St. Anthony's fire), with a pig beside him. He is clad in the habit of his Order, a dark robe and cowl. In the background are scenes of him being tempted by demons, in the form of two subhuman creatures assaulting him and a richly clad woman tempting him. The borders are decorated with flowers, ivy leaves, and two grotesques that have human-like upper bodies and animal-like lower bodies, and seem to be fighting with clubs or branches.

    Context: Suffrages: Saint Antony

  • Date range: [1450-1475]
  • Date: 1462
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:35
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 13:53