225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 68r
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover speaking to Wealth -- Lover stands gesturing toward Personification of Wealth, crowned, embracing (kissing) male friend, both raising hands toward the Lover, and seated on ground beside stream flowing from hillock with tree. Scene against diapered background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
In bottom of left column, rubric caption of scene, CI EST RICHESCE ET SON AMI SOUS LOURME DE IOUSTRE LA FONTAINE ET L'AMANT LEUR DEMANDE LE CHEMIN A TROP DONNER.
Below miniature in right column, initial R decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, RICHESCE RESPONDI PREMIERE / ET ME DIST PAR PAROLE FIERE / ....
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