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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 72r

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Miniature in left column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover encountering Wealth -- Lover, standing, raises hands above wellhead toward Personification of Wealth with left arm behind waist of Friend, wearing hat, both seated under tree.
Scene against diapered background within frame decorated with two tendrils of trefoil leaves.
Miniature between two lines of couplet of text, GENTE DE CORPS BELLE DE FOURME / VI OMBROIER DESOULZ UN OURME / …

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