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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 11r

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Man, wearing soft hat and ermine-trimmed red robe, seated on high-backed chair, with left hand extends bowl of water toward male attendant, partly kneeling, with right hand lowered pouring pitcher of water into basin. Scene in grassy landscape beneath starry night sky; all within initial P decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Three for Drinking in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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