Christine de Pizan from BL Harley 4431, f. 178

Detail of a miniature of Christine de Pizan presenting her book to Charles VI, seated on the left, with courtiers, at the beginning of 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 178 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. 71v-81), 'L'Épître Othéa' (f…