French School, (15th century); French. Medium: vellum. Date: 15th Century. From the French edition of the biography of Alexandre le Grand (356-323 BC) by Quintus Curtius Rufus (c.42 AD); translation by Vasque de Lucene, Portuguese humanist scholar at the Burgundian court; lavishly decorated manuscript commissioned by Charles the Bold (1433-77) c.1478: Comment Alexandre fit tuer et martyriser Calixten Cephobe et les autres nobles devant Caroutz; Provenance: Bibliotheque Municipale, Reims, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.