Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Jean Miélo - Miracles de Nostre Dame (1456)

"Virgin and angels rescue soul of knight from devils."

"Glimpse of Purgatory in maw of monster; kneeling nun."

"Jew who desecrates picture of Virgin put to death by devils; picture restored by pious Christian who kneels before Virgin."

"Devils taking the soul of Ebroin to Hell meet 5 monks rowing."

"Soul of woman surrounded by devils, saved by Virgin and sent to Purgatory."

"Vision of Judgment; Mary tips the scales and rescues a man from the devil."

"A holy man advises a woman to invoke Mary against a devil."

Found in the Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript collection in the Bodleian Image Library.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks, very interesting.