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An image from the Codex Manesse, a book of poetry made in Zurich around 1304-5. Each image, including this one, depicts of the poets in this book. Here we have Konrad von Altstetten embracing his lover. (Codex Manesse, UB Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 848, fol. 249v)
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Stamp Gallery
Tue, 1/23/18 - 11:00 AM
The David C. Driskell Center, 1214...
Thu, 2/1/18 - 10:15 AM
Herman Maril Art Gallery, 1309 Art-...
Wed, 2/7/18 - 12:00 PM