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Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Racio
France, Lyon, ca. 1465
MS M.820. Fol. 097v

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Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio: Scene, King Modus, Queen Ratio and Satan before God -- Modus and Ratio, both crowned, gesturing, look toward horned devil with hands and feet as bird claws. Two men, one wearing hat, stand facing each other, at right. God, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding tri-partite globe with left hand, is seated on raised throne in background.
Grisaille miniature with addition of color.

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