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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 54r

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Agrippina the Younger, slain -- Man, wearing hat, holding spear with both hands, stabs Agrippina, wearing truncated hennin, in abdomen. She is holding up garment, exposing her nude abdomen. Soldier wearing armor stands in doorway at left.
Scene in room with blind, traceried arcade, decorated wall and tile floor.

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