Jean Miélot (d. 1472), a canon of Lille and
secretary to two Dukes of Burgundy, notable translator and scribe, appears
in this miniature as the ideal scholar-scribe in a study filled with manuscripts
and the implements of his labor
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale. Ms. Fr. 9198, f.
19. After Christopher De Hamel, Medieval Craftsmen. Scribes and Illuminators
(London: British Museum Press, 1992), pic. 28, p. 36.