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The Torment of Murderers
Simon Marmion (Flemish, active 1450 - 1489)
Ghent Belgium Europe Valenciennes France Europe (Place created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
The angel first shows Tondal's soul the torment reserved for murderers. Those who have killed people are repeatedly burned, roasted, then liquefied and strained into a cauldron of burning coals. The
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