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France, probably Paris or possibly the Loire region, ca. 1460
MS M.381 fol. 36v

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De Mulieribus Claris: Scene, Death of Virginia -- Virginia, wearing fur lined garment, reclines on ground. At left, man stabs himself in breast with knife held in right hand. Woman wearing truncated hennin, and two men, wearing hats, and raising right hands, look on from right.
Scene in landscape with hillocks and trees.

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