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Harley 4402 f. 25 Coloured drawings
Coloured drawings
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Description: Coloured drawings at the beginning of Le Temple de Boccace, with an angel addressing the author, Georges Chastellain , asleep on a bench, with a scroll inscribed 'lieve toy subz o George' in the upper register and, in the lower register, the author addressing the queen Margaret of Anjou to whom he dedicated his work. Puzzle initial 'U'(ne) with pen-flourishing enclosing the coat of arms of the de Lalaing family of Hainault. 
Origin: France, N. E. (?Burgundy) 


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