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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 13v

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Man, wearing nightcap, eyes closed, with head on pillow, sleeps beneath blanket on draped bed of the canopy-type. Scene in bedroom with tiled floor and filigree background; all within initial S decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Five in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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