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Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Racio
France, Lyon, ca. 1465
MS M.820. Fol. 134r

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Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio: Scene, Queen Ratio and False Love -- Modus and Ratio, both crowned, are visible in adjacent windows in a tower-like building. False Love, wearing hat, with joined hands (?), is seated in basket hanging on rope from Ratio's window; he looks up toward her. Window at far left has shutters.
Grisaille miniature with addition of color.

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