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"Arrival of Isis in Egypt", from a manuscript of Boccaccios De mulieribus claris, made in France in the early 15th century (source).

15th century (ca. 1440) Northern France - Rouen British Library Royal 16 G V: Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (De Mulieribus claris) by Giovanni Boccaccio; illuminated by the Talbot Master fol. 59v - Pamphile collecting and weaving silk Lovely dress; but wow, my eyes hurt.

Giovanni Boccaccio, De Claris mulieribus, XVe, Tanaquil tissant, cardage, filage et tissage de la laine

Illumanu15th century (ca. 1440), Northern France - Rouen British Library Royal 16 G V: Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (French edition of De mulieribus claris) by Giovanni Boccaccio; illumination by the Talbot Master

BL Royal 16 G V f.15 - Thisbe stabbing herself with a sword, after finding the body of Pyramis. [De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées) - G. Boccaccio - 1440] []

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 9545, detail of f. 1r. St Augustine, Meditationes; Manuale de Verbo Dei; Enchyridion; De fide (15th century)

15th century (first quarter?) France? Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France: L´Epistre d’Othea by Christine de Pisan

Green Glazed Pitcher 13th century france

Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active France, by 1399–1416). The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry, 1405–1408/1409. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.1a, b) | Completed by 1408 or 1409, probably in Paris, "The Belles Heures," a private devotional book, was the first of several sumptuous manuscripts commissioned by the duke of Berry from the Limbourg brothers, Pol, Jean, and Herman. #Cloisters

Garden of Pleasure; from Guilluame de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose, France (Artois or Picardy), c. 1340, Royal MS 20 A. xvii, f. 7v.

Famous women - Judith with sword and the head of Holofernes

Aeneas Builds a Fleet Near Antandrus, at the Foot of Mount Ida by Master of the Aeneid, France (Limoges), painted enamel on copper, partly gilt, circa 1530-1535