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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 26r

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Man, wearing soft hat, with left hand holding stick, sits on shore submerging into water his bare legs which are covered in leeches (Scene, Occupational: Leeching). Scene in landscape against starry night sky; all within initial U decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Twelve in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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