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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 8v

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Man, wearing draped headgear and fur-lined garments, raises left hand to breast, seated at draped trestle table laden with two loaves and goblet. To right, male attendant kneels and with both hands extends platter of meat toward the man (feasting). Scene in room with tiled floor and five arched windows; all within initial O decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Two for Eating in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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