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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 70r

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Pygmalion embracing Image, and Scene, Pygmalion in Bed with Image -- At left, statue is embraced by Pygmalion, wearing fur lined tunic. Image as nude woman stands at foot of draped bed with canopy on platform. Pygmalion and image as woman, both nude and heads resting on cushion, recline, covered, on bed.
Scene in room with decorated walls, drapery behind bed, and with tile floor.
Champie initial I with spray-work.

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