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Christine de Pizan. Italian-French medieval author Christine de Pizan (right, 1364-c.1430) presenting her book to Louis I, Duke of Orleans (left, 1372-1407). This illustration prefaces the 'L'Epitre d'Othea' section of 'The Book of the Queen', a collection of the works of Christine de Pizan assembled and produced in Paris in around 1410-1414. This artwork is attributed of the workshop of the Master of the Cite des Dames.
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