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monterove
Bogotá, Colombia
Baroque art researcher
Interests: Medieval art, Renaissance art, Baroque art, History of religion
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The mirror on fol. 61 v. offers the same kind of reflection that we can find on mirrors and armors depicted on Jan Van Eyck paintings and other early flemish artist (The Arnolfini Bethrotal, for example)!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2014 on Magical Mystery Play at Medieval manuscripts blog
Interesting to note that gates of hell -when souls are entering through- were depicted more like animal body parts than metaphysical-geographical sites. It seems that the latter only happened on the pictorial theme of Christ releasing the souls.
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