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Additional 35254L-M f. M Martyrdom of Blaise
Martyrdom of Blaise
Description: Montage composed of a miniature of the Martyrdom of Blaise surmounted by two Medici devices of a yoke with motto 'Suave' (centre); a three-sided historiated border of the arms of Clement VII, the Medici devices of a diamond ring with three feathers and motto 'Semper' and the motto 'Candor Illesus' inscribed on a banner curling round a tree and a trunk supporting a crystal ball through which pass sun rays, one of which hits the tree causing it to burst into flames and the other striking the banner but with no effect, and two sibyls in medallions and anthropomorphic and zoomorphic grotesques (left); and a single historiated border of the Medici 'Candor Illesus' device, two prophets in medallions and anthropomorphic and zoomorphic grotesques (right). 
Origin: Italy, Central (Rome) 


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