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. 1340
MS M.503 fol. 5v

See more information »

Roman de la Rose: Idleness -- Lover, gesturing with both hands, looks toward Idleness as woman, raising right hand, holding key with left hand, standing next to crenellated tower with closed portal. Three trees are at right.
Scene against gold background, enclosed in red and frame with gold corners.
Below miniature, champide initial D beginning text DIST ELLE A MES (CON)OISSANS / IE FUI RICHE FAME ET POISSA(N)S.

(8 of 27)