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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 113r

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Miniature in left column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Nature confessing to Genius -- Next to draped altar Personification of Genius, tonsured, in clerical vestments sits listening to Personification of Nature, head draped, kneeling with left hand raised.
Scene against patterned gold background within frame decorated with foliate tendrils.
Above miniature red initial G with blue pen flourishes at beginning of text, GENIUS AINSI LE COMFORTE / ET LE QUANQUIL PEUT LI ENHORTE / …

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