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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)
about 1460 - 1470
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)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), January 24 to April 9, 2006
"Acquisitions/1991." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 20 (1992) pp. 6, no. 33, 148-49, ill.
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Todoroki, Yoshiaki. An Addition to Miniatures of Goddess Fortune in Mediaeval Manuscripts (Tokyo: Seibido, 2000) pp. 29, 61, fig. 32.
Lilly, Melinda. Princess (Vero Beach: Rourke Publishing LLC, 2003) pp. 6-7, ill.
McMahon, Darrin M. Happiness: A History (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005) p. 137, ill.
Kren, Thomas. French Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007) pp. xxiii, xxv, 95, ill.
Inglis, Erik. Faces of Power & Piety (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum; London: The British Library, 2008) pp. 44-45, 52, fig. 41.
Turner, Nancy K. "Cases in reconstructing the fragment: The conservation treatment of single leaves and cuttings." In Care and conservation of manuscripts 11[...]. Matthew J. Driscoll, Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir, eds. (Denmark: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009) pp. 228-232, figs. 156, 157, 158.
Scott, Margaret. Fashion in the Middle Ages (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011) pp. 108-109, figs. 82-83, frontispiece ill.