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France, possibly Toulouse, ca. 1490
M.463 fol. 38v

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Sylvester of Rome, nimbed, seated on bench, writes at desk, upon which is parchment with pseudo-inscription. Scene in room decorated with curtain.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including daisies, thistles, and strawberries. It is inhabited by two nude men, astride unicorn, wearing collar, and horse.

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