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France, March 9, 1474
MS G.23 fol. 6r

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Legend, Thebes: Oedipus slaying Laius -- Within landscape setting, Oedipus, on horseback, dagger in right hand, stabs chest of Laius, crowned, on horseback. Behind them are four other men on horseback, possibly including Polyphontes, charioteer of Laius. Walled city, possibly Delphi or Daulis, stands in distance. Scene in gold frame.

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