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King's 24 f. 1 Tityrus and Meliboeus
Tityrus and Meliboeus
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Description: Miniature of the shepherds Tityrus (seated) and Meliboeus (standing), at the beginning of Virgil's Eclogues, and decorated initial 'T'(ityre) embellished with putti sitting in swags and dolphins, and a full border with all'antica decorative elements, including strings of gems, putti, swags, and garlands, and the arms and heraldic devices of Ludovico Agnelli in the lower margin. 
Origin: Italy, Central (Rome) 


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