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Italy, probably Milan, 1446
MS M.938 fol. 71r

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Legend, Metamorphoses: Daedalus and Icarus -- In right margin, only nude torso of Icarus, eyes shut, is visible in stream; Daedalus, winged, arms extended, stands on bank looking toward Icarus.
Bird in one of two trees in forground; in background, castle with banners flying from turrets. Vignette labelled DE PERDITE.

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