225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, between 1340 and 1350
MS M.48 fol. 14r

See more information »

Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover pierced by Arrow of God of Love -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, with bow shoots arrow piercing eye of Lover, wearing tunic with belted purse, raising his hands; tree between them.
Scene against diapered background within pink frame of miniature decorated with foliate tendrils on two sides.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, ET TRAIT A MOY DIT L’AMANT LE DIEU D’A(MOURS).
Below miniature, champide initial E of Et decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, ET TRAIT A MOI P(AR) TEL DEUISE / Q(UE) P(AR) (M)I L’UEIL M’A OU CUER MISE.

(12 of 30)