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Des cas de nobles hommes et femmes
France, Paris, ca. 1475
MS M.342 fol. 1r

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John, Duke of Berry: Scene, Presentation -- John, wearing crown and ermine-trimmed mantle, holding scepter in left hand, sits on canopied throne inscribed ADIEU MADAME MA... and NOBLESSE REGNE PA..., before Laurent de Premierfait, wearing book case (?) on belt, kneeling and extending book toward John. A third man, wearing headgear, stands beside throne. Scene in room with tiled floor and leaded glass windows.
Decorated initial A enclosing two flowers, possible viola and thistle.
In margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate ornament.

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