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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 63v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Jealous Husband beating Wife -- Husband raises club in right hand and with left hand seizes hair of wife raising hands and falling forward on her knees. Scene against diapered background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
Above miniature in right column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE IALOUS BAT SA FAME.
Below miniature in right column, rubric speech, AMIS PARLE.
Below miniature in right column, initial L decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, LORS LA PRENT ESPOIR DE VENUE / CIL QUI DE MAUTALENT TRESSUE / ....

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