225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 108r

See more information »

Roman de la Rose: Scene, Old Woman speaking to Lover -- Lover, arms folded, looks at Old Woman, wearing kerchief-veil and pointing toward him. Grass on ground. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves. Above miniature in right column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT L’AMA(N)T VI(N)T LIEEME(N)T / A LUIS DERRIERES QUOIEMENT / CO(M)ME LA VIEILLE DIT LI OT / DONT APRES FU EN GR(A)NT RIOT Below miniature, in right column, gold initial E at beginning of text, ET LA VIEILLE M(OU)LT LASSEURE / SUR MOY DIT ELE SOIT LA CURE …

(41 of 67)