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        Ms 1335 fol.217 The Elephants of War, from 'Vie d'Alexandre le Grand'

        French School, (15th century); French. Medium: vellum. Date: 15th Century. From the French edition of the biography of Alexander the Great (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.1468; Vasco de Lucena; Charles le Temeraire; Provenance: Bibliotheque Municipale, Reims, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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