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Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Prologue
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary

→ Images of authors
→ A large tree is cut down by monks
→ Every monk takes the part of the tree he needs for his work
→ Christ impresses Himself on the Old Testament like a seal on wax