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De balneis Puteolanis
Italy, ca. 1400
MS G.74 fol. 4r

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Bath, Pozzuoli, Bulla -- Four nude male figures stand around water basin under a cupola, decorated with fleur-de-lis and crosses and supported by columns. One figure puts hand into basin. Another figure, bent over, rubs head with hands.
Outside of cupola, a fifth nude figure collects water in jug from fountain issuing from opening in hill.
In background, hills topped with trees.

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