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Miniatures from Boethius, Consolation de philosophie
Coëtivy Master (Henri de Vulcop?) (French, active about 1450 - 1485)
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius (called Boethius) (Italian, about 480 - 524/526)
Jean de Meun (French, about 1240/1260 - 1305)
Paris, France (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
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The Medieval Bookshelf: From Romance to Astronomy (January 24 to April 9, 2006) (leaves 1, 2, and 3)
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