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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 52r

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Agrippina force-fed -- Agrippina, wearing hennin, kneeling, is bent backwards by two men wearing hats. One holds object in her open mouth; the other, standing behind her, grasps her left arm with both hands. Third man, also standing behind her holds bowl of food (?). At left Tiberius, wearing fur trimmed hat, indicating Agrippina with right hand, sits on canopied throne.
Scene in room with blind (?) arcade, decorated wall, and tile floor.

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