Thursday, 22 March 2012

Hellmouth or the Mouth of Hell, by Simon Marmion, from the Getty Tondal, detail.

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  1. Detail of an illustration by Simon Marmion for the Visio Tnugdali, a medieval vision of hell and heaven; it shows the gaping mouth of a monster, in whose belly poor souls are tortured. The mouth is held open by two giants, one of them standing on his head