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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 7r

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Hypsipyle aiding Escape of Thoas and Scene, Women of Lemnos slaying Man -- In foreground, Hypsipyle, wearing hennin and fur lined garment, raising left hand and extending right hand, stands on shore; Thoas, crowned, wearing fur lined mantle, orant, stands in boat next to smaller man wearing hat. In background, of two women wearing hennins, one stabs man, wearing hat, with sword held in right hand; the other woman raises sword in right hand above the man.
Scenes in seascape, on shore with rocky outcrops and trees.

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