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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1340
MS M.503 fol. 3r

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Roman de la Rose: Envy -- Envy as woman wearing knotted headdress, raising right hand, looking back over left shoulder toward couple embracing next to crenellated wall or tower with closed portal.
Scene against gold background, enclosed in blue and red frame with gold corners.
Below miniature, champide initial A beginning text APRES REFU POURTETE ENUIE / QUI NE RIST ONQUES E(N) SA UIE.

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