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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 26r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Reason chastising Lover -- Lover with left hand raised stands before Personification of Reason, crowned, with her left hand extended, beside portal of building. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves and dragon in upper margin.
On fol. 25v at bottom of right column, rubric caption of scene.
Below miniature in left column, painted decorated initial E at beginning of text, EN CE POINT GRANT PICE ARC ESTE / TANT QUE ME VIT AINSI MATE / ....

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