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Praesillus; A Hairy Woman of the Island of Gorgade; A Scorpion

Object Details

Title:

Praesillus; A Hairy Woman of the Island of Gorgade; A Scorpion

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Franco-Flemish

Place:

Thérouanne ?, France (formerly Flanders) (Place Created)

Date:

1277 or after

Medium:

Tempera colors, pen and ink, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig XV 4 (83.MR.174), fol. 119v

Dimensions:

Leaf: 23.3 × 16.4 cm (9 3/16 × 6 7/16 in.)

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts (January 22 to June 26, 2016)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 22 to June 26, 2016