The Roman Courtesan (La fable de la marguerite poétique)
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The Roman Courtesan (La fable de la marguerite poétique)ca. 1520-1526
Albrecht Altdorfer, German, (ca. 1480–1538)
- courtesans - Prostitutes who draw their clientele from a court or from the upper classes, and whose services often include social entertaining as well as sexual activity. [January 1993 descriptor added.]
- fables - Fictitious narratives usually with animals or inanimate objects as protagonists, intended to convey a hidden meaning regarding human conduct. OCCL [November 1992 descriptor moved. June 1992 scope note added. January 1991 alternate term added.]
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