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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 158r

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Nectanebus instructing Alexander the Great on Stars -- Alexander the Great, crowned, wearing robe lined with vair, holding scepter with right hand, extending left hand, stands beside Nectanebus, wearing tall brimless hat and robe lined with vair, gestures with left hand.
Scene in landscape with plants and colored stones, possibly gemstones, all beneath blue sky with stars.
Champie initial U with spray-work.

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