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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 77v

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Miniature in right column:
Roman de la Rose: False Seeming preaching Sermon -- Personification of False Seeming, tonsured, in monk’s habit, with hands raised, addresses group of Barons of God of Love, comprising of two women, and five men, two hooded, all seated.
Scene against gold diapered background within frame decorated with four tendrils of trefoil leaves.
Miniature followed by text beginning on folio 78r (Lecoy ed., line 10977).

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