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Lot nr:633
Book nr:36325
Title:Divus Antonius de Padua puris litteris figuratus quadraginta preces integras continens. Opus mirabile Ioannis Gasparini 1677
Description:In this small medaillon portrait (65 x 50 mm) drawn on vellum is written the entire prayer "Si quaeris miracula..." (If Thou Seekest Miracles) in honour of St. Anthony of Padua. Only legible with a good magnifying glass. Antonius is invoked daily to help people find things that they have misplaced
Note:This sequence was once very popular devotion to St Anthony as a wonder-worker. The devotion touches on some of the events in the life of St Anthony and some of the more famous miracles attributed to him. The text is sometimes attributed to the Seraphic Doctor, St Bonaventure (1218-1274)
Price:€380 - €450
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