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Mechthild of Magdeburg (?). Gouache.


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She holds a heart carrying the monogram of Jesus. Above left, a vision of Christ holding the cross. Below left, she venerates the Virgin. Perhaps Mechthild von Magdeburg (ca. 1207-1282), called Saint Mechthild

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S. Mechtildis

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1 painting : gouache on vellum ; vellum 8.3 x 6.6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11125i

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