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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 9r

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Amans confessing to Genius -- Amans (Personification: Love), with joined hands, kneels before Genius, seated, wearing tall brimless hat and garment lined with vair, his right hand on head of Amans, his left hand extended. Figures on platform with low curved rail at end. Two men, one with raised right hand, stand behind the rail.
Scene in room with tile floor and decorated walls.
Champie initial T with spray-work; sketch of fish in upper margin.

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