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Miniature showing Erythraea, wearing a blue gown, turning the page of a manuscript on the lectern of a golden altar decorated with icons and books.  A rich library with ornately clasped books visible. Gothic architectural frame. Border design and initial.

Image ID: 427479

Miniature showing Erythraea, wearing a blue gown, turning the page of a manuscript on the lectern of a golden altar deco... (ca. 1450)

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Image Title

:  Miniature showing Erythraea, wearing a blue gown, turning the page of a manuscript on the lectern of a golden altar decorated with icons and books. A rich library with ornately clasped books visible. Gothic architectural frame. Border design and initial.

Additional Name(s)

: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: mss. text

Item/Page/Plate

: f. 18v

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

: 427479

Record ID

: 251694

Digital Item Published

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

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