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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 19r

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Camilla slain by Arruns -- Camilla, wearing helmet, raising sword with right hand, holding reins with left hand, is seated sideways on bridled horse and looking toward Arruns. Half figure of Arruns is at lower right, wearing helmet, aiming arrow in bow at Camilla. At left, behind Camilla, three (?) soldiers, bleeding from wounds recline on ground. Another soldier, holding sword, astride bridled horse, rides before her.
Scene in landscape with trees and rocky outcrop.

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