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Miracle data
Source name: Johannes Herolt
Short title: The Painter and the Devil
Poncelet Number: 1472 - Quidam pictor diabolum cum cornibus et ceteris membris
Reference numbers: no.84
Rubric/Title in source: Pictorem sustentat Maria, ne caderet
Incipit: Quidam pictor diabolum cum cornibus, et caeteris membris, ut turpius poterat
Notes: Herolt No. 718 A certain painter painted the Devil with horns and other members as ugly as he could and still more dreadful