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Le pèlerinage de la vie humaine
France, second quarter of the 14th century
M.1038 fol. 44v

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Pèlerinage: Scene, Reason with Ignorance -- Reason, wearing hat, with left hand removes letter with seal from case held in right hand. At right, Ignorance, wearing hood, leans on club.
Pèlerinage: Scene, Reason with Ignorance -- Pilgrim (Guillaume de Deguileville), tonsured, wearing monk's habit, holds sheet of parchment in both hands. He is flanked by Reason, wearing hat, raising both forefingers, and Ignorance, wearing hood, holding club in left hand and raising right hand.

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