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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 11v

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Miniature in right column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover at Fountain of Narcissus -- Lover stands with arms folded, before reflection of himself in wellhead of Narcissus from which stream of water flows on grass; tree.
Scene against diapered background within frame decorated with two tendrils of trefoil leaves.
Miniature at beginning of text, TANT ALAY A DESTRE ET A SENESTRE / ... / UNE FONTAINNE SOULZ UN PIN / …

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