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Chansonnier provençal
Italy, ca. 1285-1300
MS M.819 fol. 59r

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Right Margin:
Man, raising right hand, with face of woman on breast.
Lower Margin:
Tree bearing fruit; personification of sun above mountain; tower with crenellated top, double arched opening on side, next to man holding mirror in right hand extended toward the tower and indicating the tower, his left hand grasping shoulder of woman.
Text of poem by Folquet de Marseille (Folquet de Marselha).

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