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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 33v

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Timarete painting Diana -- Timarete, wearing hennin and fur lined garment, raising brush with right hand, and holding palette with left hand, stands before full-length, framed portrait of Diana, wearing headdress and fur lined garment, holding right hand on abdomen. At left are circular chair with cushion and two (?) tables on which are jars of pigments.
Scene below two arches in room with vaulted ceiling, panelled walls and window.

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