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France, Paris, ca. 1465
MS M.222 fol. 66r

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Within room decorated with wall hangings, Personification of Philosophy, veiled, indicates Boethius, pointing with right hand to raised left hand, seated on couch. Group of male figures, some seated, including one holding open inscribed book, gather round end of couch.
Foliate border frames text and miniature. Arms of Bissari family (argent two fess gules two orvets affronted in pale verd) between columns of text.

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