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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 137v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Love Drink of Jupiter consumed -- Jupiter, wearing tall brimless hat, and garment lined with vair, is seated on curved bench surrounded by drapery with canopy. He gestures toward two men, one wearing hood, standing before him, drinking from bowls. In background, visible through arch, a third man holds bowl under tap in one of several stacked barrels.
Scene in room with tile floor.
Champie initial F with spray-work.

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