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Thamyris   Description:	Detail of a miniature of the head of king Cyrus being brought before Thamyris, queen of the Amazons, in 'L'Épître Othéa'.  Origin:	France, Central (Paris)  Attribution:	Attributed to the Master of the Cité d

Thamyris Description: Detail of a miniature of the head of king Cyrus being brought before Thamyris, queen of the Amazons, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité d

Image from the Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Image from the Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Harley 4431 christine de pisan presents three pairs of lovers to Jean de Werchin, Seneschal of Hainault, in 'Le Livre des iii jugements'.

Harley 4431 christine de pisan presents three pairs of lovers to Jean de Werchin, Seneschal of Hainault, in 'Le Livre des iii jugements'.

A courtesan sitting on a French type stryxsitten. The ends of the armsrests are pointed.   Miniature around 1405. Ms. 664 fol. 209v, Bibliotheque National, Paris, France.

A courtesan sitting on a French type stryxsitten. The ends of the armsrests are pointed. Miniature around 1405. Ms. 664 fol. 209v, Bibliotheque National, Paris, France.

High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasure each and every time you look at them.

Medieval Design with Figures

High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasure each and every time you look at them.

Canace, stabbing herself -- Huntington Library Ms HM 60, f°57 "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century

Canace, stabbing herself -- Huntington Library Ms HM 60, f°57 "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century

Achilles killing Hector in battle. Christine de Pizan, 'L'Épître Othéa' in BL Harley MS 4431 fol. 136v: "The Book of the Queen" (various works), c. 1410-14 (France - Paris), made for Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France. Presented to her as a New Year's gift, Jan 1414. Later owned by John, Duke of Bedford; his wife, Jacquetta of Luxembourg; her son by her 2nd husband, Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers; Louis de Gruthuyse; Henry Cavendish, duke of Newcastle.

Achilles killing Hector in battle. Christine de Pizan, 'L'Épître Othéa' in BL Harley MS 4431 fol. 136v: "The Book of the Queen" (various works), c. 1410-14 (France - Paris), made for Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France. Presented to her as a New Year's gift, Jan 1414. Later owned by John, Duke of Bedford; his wife, Jacquetta of Luxembourg; her son by her 2nd husband, Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers; Louis de Gruthuyse; Henry Cavendish, duke of Newcastle.

Medea -- Huntington Library Ms HM "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century

Mithridates VI and Hypiscratea (fol. 91v), from Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (British Library 16 G V), produced in Rouen c. 1440

Mithridates VI and Hypiscratea (fol. 91v), from Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (British Library 16 G V), produced in Rouen c. 1440

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