J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. Ludwig XV 3, Folio 89v Fishermen, thinking the whale is an island, have tied their boat to it and built a cooking fire on its back. The whale is diving and taking the boat with it. The whale is also attracting fish to its mouth with the sweet scent of its breath.
Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools. Giovanni Boccaccio Title Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation Origin France, Central (Paris) Date quarter of the century Language French