The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. Considered a world-class masterpiece. The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk - completed in 1432.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 27, f. 259v (‘a philosopher being harassed by demons’). St Augustine, De civitate dei. Rouen, 3rd quarter of the 15th century. If the philosopher is the seated woman, she seems too engrossed in her reading to notice the demons.