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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 156v

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1) Confessio Amantis: Zodiac Sign, Cancer -- Lobster surrounded by gold stars.
2) Confessio Amantis: Zodiac Sign, Leo -- Lion, mouth open, tongue extended, stars at hindquarters and breast.
3) Confessio Amantis: Zodiac Sign, Virgo-- Woman, wearing turban type of headdress decorated with jewel, vair lined gown on which are cluster of stars.
Figures in landscape with trees, and city in background, all beneath blue sky.
Champie initials C, T, and A with spray-work.

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