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Miniature showing 1. Venus enthroned as Queen of Cypriens, beneath a red canopy, surrounded by couples at play; 2. temple scene with worshippers and statue of goddess; 3. scene showing prostitues; 4. ships in harbor.  Border design, initial and rubric.

Image ID: 427469

Miniature showing 1. Venus enthroned as Queen of Cypriens, beneath a red canopy, surrounded by couples at play; 2. templ... (ca. 1450)


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Image Title

:  Miniature showing 1. Venus enthroned as Queen of Cypriens, beneath a red canopy, surrounded by couples at play; 2. temple scene with worshippers and statue of goddess; 3. scene showing prostitues; 4. ships in harbor. Border design, initial and rubric.

Additional Name(s)

: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: mss. text

Item/Page/Plate

: f. 9

Source

: Des cleres et nobles femmes.

Source Description

: ff. vi + 78 + vi, 405 x 286 mm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Collection Ms. 033

Digital ID

: 427469

Record ID

: 251674

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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