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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 15r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, God of Love locking Heart of Lover -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, raises left hand and with key in right hand locks torso of Lover, wearing tunic, with his hands raised. Scene against patterned background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in left column.
Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE DIEU D'AMOURS FERME A L'AMANT LE COSTE A LA CLEF.
In right column, initial L decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, LORS A DE S'AUMONIERE TRAITE / UNE PETITE CLEF BIEN FAITE / ....

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