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France, March 9, 1474
MS G.23 fol. 111v

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Legend, Trojan War: Hector begged not to return to Battle -- Andromache, wearing crown over hat, kneels beside infant Astyanax, placed on pillow on floor, and looks up at Hector, wearing armor, standing beside male figure. She is flanked by two kneeling women wearing crowns over hats, possibly Hecuba, Cassandra, or Polyxena. Fourth woman, possibly Helen, stands at right. Scene in gold frame.

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