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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 15v

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Man, nude to waist, partly submerged in tub, raises left hand to touch breast and lowers right hand to bowl on draped table, beside goblet, loaf of bread and knife: all beneath canopy. Scene in room with tiled floor and filigree background; all within initial P decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Seven in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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