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Chansonnier provençal
Italy, ca. 1285-1300
MS M.819 fol. 65r

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Lower Margin:
At left, candle; personification of sun looking down at flowering plant.
Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, nimbed, wearing loincloth, is affixed with four (?) nails to cross with blank titulus and suppadaneum. Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, holding draped hands to face stands at left. At left, poet, hands raised, kneels looking up toward Christ.
Text of poem by Folquet de Marseille (Folquet de Marselha).

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