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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 150v

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Confessio Amantis: Mathematics -- Man, wearing tall brimless hat, and cloak lined with vair, probably scholar, is seated on throne with canopy inscribed with sun, With his left hand he indicates mathematical or astronomical instrument inscribed with arabic numbers one through sixteen. In background are shelves with books.
Scene in room with tile floor and window; beyond window, landscape with trees and city in background, all beneath blue sky with gold stars.
Champie initial T with spray-work.

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