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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 14r

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Miniature in left column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover pierced by Arrow of God of Love -- In tree, God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, draws bow at Lover, seated before wicker fence enclosing garden of roses (third arrow not present or visible).
Scene against gold filigree on blue background within frame decorated with two tendrils of trefoil leaves.
Miniature at beginning of text, AINS M’A FAIT POUR MOY AFFOLER / LA TIERCE FLESCE OU CORPS VOLER / ...

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