Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Muses
With other figuresPegasus
LITERATURE
Modern
Pizan, Christine deLivre du Chemin de Long EstudeCyclesLondon, British Library, Harley MS 4431
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Divination and prophecy
Sibyls IndividualCumaean
Further details
The Sybil is showing Christine the nine muses who collectively represent a holy school (“l’escole sainte”).
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Cité des Dames (active c1405-1415) Master of the Duke of Bedford (active c1405-1465)
DATE
1410 - 1414
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4431, fol. 183r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Pizan, Christine de'Collected works' ('The Book of the Queen'), vol.I
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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RELATIONS
British Library (digitised version)
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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