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Coronation of the Virgin:Halo inscription
Coronation of the Virgin:Halo inscription
Worked into the tooled gilding of Christ's halo is the inscription: YHS XPS FIL(IUS). This inscription, a combination of both Greek and Latin, translates as: Jesus Christ Son of God.


Gentile da Fabriano
Italian, about 1420
Tempera and gold leaf on panel
34 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.
77.PB.92