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The Wounding of Pyrrhus
Boucicaut Master or workshop (French, active about 1390 - 1430)
Paris, France (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink
Ms. 63 (96.MR.17), fol. 131v
Leaf: 42 × 29.6 cm (16 9/16 × 11 5/8 in.)
Pyrrhus, king of the ancient Greek territory of Epirus, collapses with a shoulder wound after a fierce battle against the Romans. In 281 B.C. he sailed to the aid of