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France, Normandy, between 1400 and 1410
MS M.537 fol. 62v

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Scene, Secular: Instruction -- Teacher, wearing cap, raising left hand and gesturing with right hand is seated on throne with canopy before lectern on which are five books, one open. On the other side of the lectern, three men, sit on bench. The first man, wearing cap, rests head on right hand, holds open book on lap with left hand; of the other two, one wears hood, the other wears hat, both looking toward the teacher.
Margins decorated with foliate rinceaux.

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