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The Forge of Vulcan
Simon Marmion (Flemish, active 1450 - 1489)
Valenciennes France Ghent Belgium (Place created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 36.3 x 26.2 cm (14 5/16 x 10 5/16 in.)
In the Valley of Fire, demons seize Tondal's soul and throw it into a blazing forge. Here demons cook sinners' souls and then pound them into a fiery
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