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Roman de la Rose
France, Rouen, ca. 1525
MS M.948. Fol. 079v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Poverty pleading with Wealth -- Woman, representing Personification of Poverty, veiled, wearing tattered dress, partly kneels, leaning on staff before woman, representing Personification of Wealth, wearing black veil, gathering garment with right hand and with left hand touching breast.
Scene in garden before wall behind which are buildings and hilly landscape.

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