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The Presentation of the Book to a King
Paris, France (Place created)
about 1413 - 1415
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 42 x 29.6 cm (16 9/16 x 11 5/8 in.)
Like many secular books of the period, this copy of Concerning the Fates of Illustrious Men and Women opens with an image depicting the presentation of a book to a