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Roman de la Rose
France, possibly Paris, ca. 1405
MS M.245 fol. 152r
Miniature in right column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Pygmalion embracing Image -- Pygmalion, name inscribed in scroll, wearing wreath, embraces image of female figure with her left hand under his chin and with her garment stepped on by him.
Scene against diapered rose background within frame sprouting foliage, at right of which is scroll, inscribed in blue and red, PIMALION ET SON YMAGE.
Above miniature, rubriced caption, COMME PAR LES PRIERES DE PYMALION SON YMAGE VINT EN VIE QUI PARLA A LUI.
Below miniature, gold initial L with blue pen flourishes at beginning of text, LORS LI RESPONDI LA PUCELLE / QUI TANT YERT AUENANT ET BELLE / …
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