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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 27r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Friend comforting Lover -- Lover, with his wrists crossed, stands before male Friend, hooded, gesturing toward him. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves.
Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, COMMENT L'AMANT DEMOURA SEUL ET AMIS LE CONFORTA.
Below miniature in left column, painted decorated initial I at beginning of text, IE REMAINS D'IRE ET DE DUEL PLAINS / SOUUENT PLEURE SOUUENT ME PLAINS / ....

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