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Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Racio
France, Lyon, ca. 1465
MS M.820. Fol. 111r

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Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio: Scene, Satan presenting Proclamation -- Queen Ratio and King Modus, both crowned, stand at left, extending left hands toward scroll from which hangs seal, held by devil (badly rubbed). God or Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding disk or globe with left hand, nude (?) body partially draped, is seated on bench in background.
Grisaille miniature with addition of color.

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